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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

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Pdf:The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.Review #1 New York Times Best SellerAmazon's Best Book of 2014 in Crafts, Home & Garden'Ms. Kondo delivers her tidy manifesto like a kind of Zen nanny, both hortatory and animistic.' -- The New York Times'. . . a literal how-to-heave-ho, and I recommend it for anyone who struggles with the material excess of living in a privileged society. (Thanks to Ms. Kondo, I kiss my old socks goodbye.) ... To show you how serious my respect for Ms. Kondo is: if I ever get a tattoo, it will say, Spark Joy!' -- Jamie Lee Curtis, TIME 'This book lives up to its title: it will change your life.' -- B.J. Novak, People'This book is a cult. A totally reasonable, scary cult that works, doesn’t kill people (a bonus), but does drastically change your life. In this case — for the better.' -- Buzzfeed'The most organized woman in the world.' -- PureWow'. . . the Japanese expert’s ode to decluttering is simple and easy to follow.' -- Vogue.com'. . . her voice . . . is by turns stern and enchanted, like a fairy godmother for socks.' -- The Wall Street Journal'Reading it, you glimpse a glittering mental freedom from the unread/uncrafted/unworn, buyer’s remorse, the nervous eyeing of real estate listings. Life’s overwhelm, conquered.' -- The Atlantic 'All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world . . . one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life.' -- Good Housekeeping (UK)'How could this pocket-sized book, which has already sold over 2 million copies and sits firmly atop the New York Times Best Seller list, make such a big promise? Here's the short answer: Because it's legit. . . . Kondo's method really can change your life — if you let it.' -- TODAY.com 'Kondo challenges you to ask yourself whether each object you have is achieving a purpose. Is it propelling you forward or holding you in the past?' -- USA Today'. . . a brief and bracing practical guide to tidying up your home.' -- Financial Times'[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it . . . Its strength is its simplicity.' -- The London Times Read more About the Author Marie Kondo is a tidying expert, star of the Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and founder of KonMari Media, Inc. Enchanted with organizing since her childhood, Marie began her tidying consultant business as a 19-year-old university student in Tokyo. Today, Marie is a renowned tidying expert helping people around the world to transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. Marie has been featured on more than fifty major Japanese television and radio programs as well as in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, Vogue, Ellen, the Rachael Ray show, and many more. She has also been listed as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

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Pdf:The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo's clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house "spark joy" (and which don't), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo's newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home-and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.

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Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

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Pdf:Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave.About the Author Joanna Gaines is the cofounder of Magnolia, a home and lifestyle brand based in Waco, Texas, which she started with her husband, Chip Gaines, in 2003. Authors of the New York Times bestseller The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna have been remodeling homes for nearly two decades. Joanna is also the author of the New York Times bestselling cookbook Magnolia Table and editor in chief of the Magnolia Journal, a lifestyle magazine offering inspiration for your life and home. Read more

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Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits

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Pdf:Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits.Review 'A must-read for Southerners and Southerners-at-heart come fall.' (Southern Living)'A lavish lifestyle guide and cookbook that’s a paean to her native Dixie.' (USA Today)“Peppered with tales from her own Nashville, Tenn., upbringing, Reese Witherspoon’s first book features mouthwatering recipes, tried-and-true style tips, and entertaining expertise. Come for the best advice she received from Dolly Parton, and stay for her hot-roller hair tutorial, y’all.” (InStyle)“You may not have known you needed a charming lifestyle guide from Reese Witherspoon, but, trust us on this one, you do. Out this month, Whiskey in a Teacup is part etiquette primer, part cookbook, and part hot-roller how-to, all told in the actress/producer’s sharp, exuberant voice.” (Marie Claire)In Whiskey in a Teacup, Reese shares deeply personal stories about her life in the South and offers up her best advice on entertaining and life in general (yes, there's even a detailed description on how to hot roller your hair, Reese Witherspoon style!). It contains nearly 50 recipes, making it the perfect book to buy for yourself, and also a friend.” (PopSugar)“OK, so you can’t party with Reese Witherspoon, but you can party like Reese Witherspoon—thanks to this part memoir, part guide to southern living from Elle Woods herself. The gorgeously shot book features tips on entertaining, as well as recipes, beauty hacks, and totally random but necessary lessons like how to catch a frog with your bare hands.” (Cosmopolitan)'Reese Witherspoon, resident ray of sunshine, wrote a book that’s as charming as she is. In Whiskey in a Teacup she shares everything from how she does her hair to her grandmother Dorothea’s best recipes. If you love Reese, you’ll love her book.'   (HelloGiggles)'Whiskey In A Teacup, as the title suggests, is a dose of sweet medicine with a kick, and it's a wonderful guide to entertaining, decorating, and celebrating, in the style of one of the nation's most beloved actresses.' (Bustle)'Buy two copies—this will be the go-to hostess gift of the season.' (Apartment Therapy)“It is hard not to respond to actor-producer-writer-entrepreneur Witherspoon’s southern cooking and lifestyle guide, presented with warmth and no small amount of wit. Many features attract, such as sidebars on everything from valuable tips for hosting to the specifics of hot-rolling hair. Nearly 50 recipes and 8-plus menus will suit almost any celebration, gathering, and occasion… Connecting it all is Witherspoon's very hospitable narrative, sharing stories of growing up, family, and traditions that many will relate to.”     (Booklist) Read more About the Author Reese Witherspoon, award-winning actress and producer, has created the kinds of unforgettable characters that connect with critics and audiences alike. She won an Academy Award® for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line and was later nominated in that same category for Wild in 2014, which she also produced. Her role in Wild also garnered Golden Globes, SAG, Critics’ Choice, and BAFTA Awards nominations. Other film credits include Sweet Home Alabama, Legally Blonde, and Election. She has executive produced and starred in two seasons of HBO’s critically acclaimed Big Little Lies, with the first season winning eight Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, four Critics’ Choice Awards, and two SAG Awards. In addition to her acting and producer roles, Witherspoon is an entrepreneur. In 2016, she established Hello Sunshine, a media brand and content company dedicated to female authorship and storytelling across all platforms. In 2015, she launched Draper James, a retail brand with a focus on fashion, accessories, and home décor inspired by the American South. She is an advocate and activist for women’s issues across the globe. Read more

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The Grammar of Ornament

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Pdf:The Grammar of Ornament.From Library Journal This disc reproduces the printed The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones (London, 1856), with supplementary color plates from the 1868 edition. The original printed work was considered a masterpiece of 19th-century color printing, with thousands of examples of ornamental motifs and designs (many from ancient monuments and buildings) from the ancient world through the Renaissance, including both Eastern and Western design motifs. The complete work is represented here, viewable (as with other Octavo discs) in a variety of resolutions, searchable, printable, and supplemented with a critical introduction. This disc continues Octavo's pattern of creating digital reproductions of rare books that are themselves works of art. However, paper reprints of the original are available at a reasonable cost, so it is hard to understand why this title was selected for Octavo's otherwise rare books on disc series. This is the first Octavo disc with which this reviewer experienced performance problems. Response time was consistently slow even on a robust machine, owing (presumably) to the graphics-heavy nature of this title. The Bottom Line: The Grammar of Ornament is for libraries developing electronic text collections as well as art and design libraries; not an essential purchase.AEd Tallent, Research Instruction, Harvard Coll. Lib. Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more Review Octavo editions give readers a firsthand experience of a milestone text: each includes page-by-page views, expert commentaries, and appropriate 'marginalia.' -- University of Chicago Magazine, October 2004The Octavo Edition, with its incredible fidelity to the original text, is a model marriage of technology and decorative art. -- since1968.com, January 21, 2004There are no cookie-cutter regimens they follow in their editions. Octavo explores each work and decides how to embellish it. -- Fine Books & Collections, September/October 2004 (cover story) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Projects and Original Patterns for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Woodburners

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Pdf:Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Projects and Original Patterns for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Woodburners.From the Back Cover Pyrography, meaning 'to draw with fire,' is a versatile art form that dates back to the Victorian age and continues to thrive today because of its beauty and endless possibilities.In Pyrography Workbook, internationally renowned Australian pyrographer Sue Walters offers inspiration and sound practical information that will open your eyes to the artistic potential of pyrography. Whether you're a novice or an advanced burner, the engaging style and award-winning talents of Sue Walters will remove the mystery from this captivating art form and make it a more enjoyable experience.In addition to a gallery of her award-winning work, three step-by-step projects, and a selection of original patterns to inspire future burning, Sue Walters explores:Practical and necessary aspects of safety and work area set-upEquipment and timber selectionPreparing the wood and transferring the designSpecial nib techniques and how to apply themTextures, patterns, and unusual pyrographical variationsBurning on leather, gourds, bark, and other materialsThe integration and use of color in pyrography Read more About the Author Internationally-renowned Australian pyrographer, Sue Walters, is a self-taught woodburner. She has won numerous international pyrographic art awards including 2002 and 2003 Australian Society of Miniature Art International Competition, 2003 Melbourne Working with Wood Woodworking Competition, 2002 Australian National Woodcarving Competition, 2002 Canadian Woodcarving Championships, 2001 Ontario Woodcarvers Association Championships, 2001 Ottawa Woodcarving Championships, and 2001 Hawkwind Wood Carvers Competition.Sue Walters is a frequent contributor to Wood Carving Illustrator and Scroll Saw Workshop magazines. She is the owner of the website suewalters.com, the Pyro Newsletter, and the Pyro Classroom Online which offers one-on-one communications and a message board for pyrographers.She resides in Upwey, Victoria, Australia. Read more

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Going Off the Grid: The How-To-Book of Simple Living and Happiness

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Pdf:Going Off the Grid: The How-To-Book of Simple Living and Happiness.Review Going Off the Grid: The How-to Book of Simple Living and Happiness by Gary Collins, MS is an intelligent self-help book for those who are thinking about, in the process of, or even just curious about living comfortably and autonomously. As Collins begins he makes it clear that there are many different ways to define what living 'off the grid' means, and that his experience, while comprehensive in its application, isn't a sole and singular perception. What Collins delivers is a virtual encyclopedia of all things off the grid, covering every conceivable prerequisite to development, cost, planning, consideration, and resources for turning the dream of living autonomously into a reality.Going into this book I was unsure of what to expect. This is partly due to my narrow understanding of what living off the grid meant (which, frankly, had been thus far limited to what I'd seen in 'prepper' shows), and partly due to my only real foray into the wilderness being an Alaskan cruise taken last summer. Not exactly roughing it, I know. Going Off the Grid by Gary Collins changed all of that. His straight forward and natural narrative allowed me to see something that was not only attainable, but that also sounded really, really nice. If you have any interest in living autonomously at all, even if it isn't a full time existence, I believe this all-inclusive guidebook would be a gem of a manual to help in every step of the way. There is nothing that Collins doesn't cover and his experience can save you from the pitfalls and expense that are often the true cost of living simply. - Reviewed By Jamie Michele for Readers' FavoriteGoing Off The Grid is an incredibly informative book about a fascinating topic that is growing in popularity as well as notability. I confess that Going Off The Grid has to be one of the best books in the genre today thanks to its useful and practical knowledge as well as how entertaining of a read it is. You may be thinking 'how can a book about living off the grid' be entertaining but trust me when I write that it is. Firstly the incredible author Gary Collins writes beautifully so that you are entertained from start to finish, but as well as this he shares his own experiences (sometimes in a humorous way) and shares stories about his journey to living off the grid and these sections of the book were incredibly entertaining and kept me turning the pages with haste.You may be thinking that Going Off The Grid is only going to be a useful book for those that want to live entirely off the grid; however, this is not the case. Instead, Going Off The Grid can be read and loved by many, even those that do not want to live off the grid as Gary Collins provides expert and sound advice on many topics that will relate to many readers. For example, there is a section on, and this is an incredibly useful chapter for those that are either developing their own home or work as a home developer as he provides comprehensive advice on what to do and what not to do. As well as this there is a chapter on alternative sources of power and this would be an excellent chapter for those that are looking for a cleaner source of energy and once again Collins makes sure to share the pros and cons of cleaner energy so that you can make the best decision on what is right for you.Above all, however, the book is great for all readers as the premise of the book is to help you reevaluate your life and current living situations, make you realize whether you need change and ultimately help you on a path to happier living which is pretty amazing in my opinion. - Reviewed By Red Headed Book Lover I try to be impartial and not recommend specific products but I would recommend this book for anybody wanting to know realistically the trials and tribulations of figuring out how to buy land, find good contractors, and build an off-grid conventional, with all standard utilities, house in the country. - Aur Beck Mother Earth News Book Review Read more About the Author Gary Collins has a very interesting and unique background that includes military intelligence, Special Agent for the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Collins' background and expert knowledge brings a much-needed perspective to today's areas of simple living, health, nutrition, entrepreneurship, self-help and being more self-reliant. He holds an AS degree in Exercise Science, BS in Criminal Justice, and MS in Forensic Science.Gary was raised in the High Desert at the basin of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in a rural part of California. He now lives off-the-grid part of the year in a remote area of NE Washington State, and the other part of year exploring in his travel trailer with his trusty black lab Barney.He enjoyed, and considers himself lucky to have grown up in a very small town experiencing fishing, hunting, and anything outdoors from a very young age. He has been involved in organized sports, nutrition, and fitness for almost four decades. He is also an active follower and teacher of what he calls 'life simplification.' He often says:'Today we're bombarded by too much stress, not enough time for personal fulfillment, and failing to take care of our health... there has to be a better way!'In addition to being a best selling author, he has taught at the University College level, consulted and trained college level athletes, and been interviewed for his expertise on various subjects by CBS Sports, Coast to Coast AM, The RT Network, and FOX News to name a few.His website thesimplelifenow.com, and The Simple Life book series (his total lifestyle reboot), blows the lid off of conventional life and wellness expectations, and is considered essential for every person seeking a simpler, and happier life. Read more

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Essential Hempcrete Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide (Sustainable Building Essentials Series)

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Pdf:Essential Hempcrete Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide (Sustainable Building Essentials Series).Review '...Hemp as a building material is one of the most important uses of this plant. Essential Hempcrete Construction explains this new technology in a clear and concise manner. With this information anyone wanting to use this material will have a great starting point.' -Steve Allin, Director, International Hemp Building Association and author, Building with Hemp 'In a field that is often beset with more wishful thinking than honest appraisal, Essential Hempcrete Construction stands out as a well-researched in investigation into the potential and promise of hemp-lime systems in the contemporary built-environment.' -Tim Callahan, co-author, Building Green and founding partner at Alembic Studio, LLC 'Hempcrete/hemp-lime construction is one of the simplest and most effective and affordable solutions for sustainable, healthy and energy efficient building available to mainstream builders and self-help enthusiasts alike. Magwood has years of experience of natural building and sound construction practice so this book provides excellent, well-illustrated, guidance.' -Tom Woolley, author, Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality; Low Impact Building ; and Hemp-Lime Construction ' Essential Hempcrete Construction is an informative and easy to read guide/instruction manual to building with hemp-lime. Magwood has been able to simplify the data for us and compare costs to other conventional building materials, he has also managed to keep it brief and to-the-point so as to quickly help us make an informed decision to build with hemp-lime or not. This book is a time (and money) saver - worth every penny.' -Greg Flavall, Hemp Technologies Collective ' Essential Hempcrete Construction is an exciting manual for homeowners, building teachers, building officials and contractors. Filled with photos and drawings that help all of us make choices that are ultimately going to support long lasting buildings. Solid and fun to read.' -Sukita Reay Crimmel, coauthor, Earthen Floors 'Chris Magwood has combined his deep understanding of building science with some fortuitous hands-on experience of working with hempcrete to craft this timely and detailed guide to the essentials of hempcrete construction. By simply mixing the lightweight core of hemp stalks (an agricultural byproduct) with lime it is possible to make an insulating material that can handle moisture without decomposing, has good structural qualities and thermal performance, is nontoxic and fire resistant, naturally sequesters carbon, and is ultimately completely recyclable. With the successful use of hempcrete in Europe for over a decade, hopefully this book will help usher in a new era of industrial hemp production in North America.' -Kelly Hart, www.greenhomebuilding.com 'Chris Magwood's easy-to-read, thoughtful, and practical book on building with hempcrete is a must-have for my work as a designer and builder focused on resilient, natural, and low carbon construction. In a world increasingly threatened by climate change, practical solutions are needed now to lower our collective ecological impact as a building trade. Essential Hempcrete Construction is a critical tool in our toolkits.' -Ace McArleton, coauthor, The Natural Building Companion , and cofounder, New Frameworks Natural Design/Build LLC 'It's amazing to me that, in the 21st century, we still have to educate people about the many uses for industrial hemp. With this book, Chris Magwood presents an irrefutable endorsement for hemp. It's simple common sense for building a better future-literally!' -Dan Skye, editor-in-chief, High Times magazine. ' Essential Hempcrete Construction provides an excellent pathway towards creating buildings that are more ecologically sound, healthful, and beautiful. This guide is amazingly comprehensive – materials, techniques, costs, building science, illustrations, recipes, pros and cons and more – yet concise and readable. Great information for experienced natural builders as well as do-it-yourself neophytes.' -Gayle Borst, Registered Architect, Pres/CEO of Stewardship, Inc., and founding member, Design~Build~Live Read more Book Description The essential guide to hempcrete - a strong, versatile, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient natural insulating material Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World

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Pdf:Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World.Review “Anyone who’s looking for a way to live both simply and beautifully will love Ross Chapin’s notions about creating community. If you’ve enjoyed the “Not So Big House” series, you’ll also love this book.” – SARAH SUSANKA, author of 'The Not So Big House'Anyone who's looking for a way to live both simply and beautifully will love Ross Chapin's notions about creating community. If you've enjoyed the 'Not So Big House' series, you'll also love this book.--SARAH SUSANKA, author of 'The Not So Big House'Ross Chapin possesses a Christopher Alexander-like ability to show how all the pieces of a house and a neighborhood can fit together, composing a profoundly satisfying environment. --PHILIP LANGDON, author, 'A Better Place to Live: Reshaping the American Suburb,' and editor of New Urban NewsThe phrase 'think globally, act locally' takes on new meaning in this book, which shows what is possible when residents in close proximity share a commitment to community. 'Pocket Neighborhoods' includes an extensive list of resources and organizations related to urban design and eco-friendly neighborhoods, but this is not a how-to book. It is information and inspiration, a timely discussion as regions grapple with housing density and look for ways to build a sense of community along with every new house, apartment and condo. --Jeffrey Head, LOS ANGELES TIMESThis revolutionary book will change the way North Americans view new home developments and will help home buyers realize that community is often as important as the house.--TORONTO STARAfter decades of living large -- mini-mansions in sprawling subdivisions the size of cities -- some Americans are retrenching and showing a new appreciation for small, cozy and neighborly. Architect Ross Chapin has coined a term for these new compact communities: pocket neighborhoods. His new book -- 'Pocket Neighborhoods, Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World'-- documents a surprisingly broad array of such developments across the USA, from urban neighborhoods to suburban and rural areas.--USA TODAYSuperb and sublime -- Ross Chapin has described the future of neighborhood-making with his book, 'Pocket Neighborhoods.' --CHARLES DURRETT, architect, author of 'Cohousing: A Conte Read more About the Author Ross Chapin, AIA, is the principal of Ross Chapin Architects, located on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. He has focused on “sensibly sized” custom residences, “pocket neighborhood” developments, and mixed-use projects since 1982. His partnerships with developers, city planners, and builders have created innovative housing and neighborhood prototypes that have received significant national attention and are shifting the way we think about our homes and communities. His projects have won numerous design awards, including the 2005, 2007, and 2009 AIA Housing awards, and have been published in Architectural Record, Builder magazine, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Fine Homebuilding, Metropolitan Home, This Old House, Sunset, and more than 25 books, including Creating the Not So Big House, Home By Design, Patterns of Home, The Good Green Home, The New Cottage Home, and Blueprint Small. Ross lectures on housing at conferences and universities throughout the country. Visit his website at www.rosschapin.com. Read more

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The Hempcrete Book: Designing and Building with Hemp-Lime (Sustainable Building)

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Pdf:The Hempcrete Book: Designing and Building with Hemp-Lime (Sustainable Building).About the Author William Stanwix is a qualified building surveyor and founder of Hemp-LimeConstruct, a growing UK company that specializes in new building and restoration with hempcrete and hemp-lime composite materials. Alex Sparrow works for Hemp-LimeConstruct, one of only a handful of companies working with hempcrete in the UK, and is a freelance writer on natural building. Read more

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Prescriptions for a Healthy House

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Pdf:Prescriptions for a Healthy House.Review null (2008-05-23)Although there is nothing complicated about constructing healthier homes, building for health is still not standard practice, and in fact there are many aspects of conventional home construction that are detrimental to human wellbeing. From foundation to rooftop, to home care and repair, Prescriptions for a Healthy House takes the mystery out of healthy-house building, renovation and maintenance, by walking the owner/architect/builder team through the entire construction process. Chapters include:Frame construction alternativesThermal and moisture controlFinishesFlooringFurnishingsThe authors-an architect, medical doctor and restoration consultant-bring a singular combination of expertise and perspectives to this book. The result-now in its third completely updated edition-is a unique guide to creating healthy indoor and outdoor spaces, including many new resources, as well as specialized knowledge from several nationally recognized experts in the field of building biology.This unique guide will appeal to architects, designers, contractors, medical professionals and homeowners. (2007-11-27) Read more About the Author Paula Baker-Laporte is the principal architect and founder of Baker-Laporte and Assoc. and EcoNest Design.John C. Banta is a senior indoor environmental consultant for Restorations Consultants, Inc.Erica Elliott MD is a medical doctor specializing in environmental medicine and family practice. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable Underground Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)

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Pdf:Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable Underground Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series).Review 'If there were a Pulitzer prize for building books, Rob Roy would surely have won it by now. His books are always a pleasure to read ― witty, entertaining, and informative. This latest volume provides crucial and hard-to-find details about a sticky subject ― how to design, build, and waterproof the parts of a house that are in direct contact with the earth. For lack of some of the information in this book, one of my first living roofs has sprung multiple recurring leaks. I'm about to tear it off and replace it the right way ― using Earth-Sheltered Houses as my guide.' ― Michael G. Smith, co-editor of The Art of Natural Building and co-author of The Hand-Sculpted House 'Rob Roy is the guru the of the earth sheltered home movement. Earth-Sheltered Houses is based on years of practical experience building and living in earth sheltered homes. The diagrams, photos, and charts make it a must have resource for anyone considering building with this medium. And better yet, the humor and wisdom of the writing make it a fun read.' ― Tehri Parker, Executive Director, Midwest Renewable Energy Association 'If it's 'conventional' advice you are seeking ― on home design, construction, or financing ― Rob Roy is not your man. But if you are receptive to new solutions, Rob Roy is a fountain of new ideas. He is one of the truly original thinkers of our time.' ― Stephen Morris, founder of The Public Press and publisher, Green Living Journal 'Finally, a detailed yet user-friendly book on earth sheltered houses. As always, cordwood-masonry master Rob Roy offers a hands-on, accessible read on the advantages (comfort and savings from thermal mass, living roofs, affordability and dependability) and challenges (insulation and waterproofing) of one of man's earliest and simplest forms of housing.' ― Andre Fauteux, publisher/editor, La Maison du 21e siecle magazine 'At last a comprehensive, authoritative book on earth-sheltered home building. This valuable book contains a wealth of accurate and clearly presented information on one of the most important ways to build environmentally friendly, energy-efficient homes.' ― Dan Chiras, author of The Solar House ; The Natural House ; The New Ecological Home ; and The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy Read more Book Description The only how-to manual on the subject directed to mainstream owner-builders Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Chinoiserie

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Pdf:Chinoiserie.It was in the seventeenth century that myths of exotic 'Cathay' began to be replaced by more definite knowledge of things Chinese, through the activities of English and Dutch traders. It was in the eighteenth century, however, that the taste for designs and architecture based on ideas of Chinese design - 'Chinoiserie' - became highly fashionable in the French court, and in its many imitators throughout Europe. Ever since, Chinoiserie has been a factor in the decorative arts and interiors throughout Europe and America. This book celebrates the flowering of the style, and, through over two hundred images, shows its development through the nineteenth and into the twentieth century. Packed with colour, the book creates a visual source for all those involved with interiors, collecting, architecture and design. Read more

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Behind Adobe Walls: The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos

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Pdf:Behind Adobe Walls: The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos.Amazon.com Review Once upon a time these New Mexico towns were rough-and-tumble settlements peopled by drifters and dreamers. Sante Fe and Taos are still very much a cultural rendezvous, but far removed from their humble beginnings; Sante Fe has lately become known as the Beverly Hills of the Southwestern U.S. Among its full-time residents are the Dennises, the husband and wife author-photographer team who host this tour of their neighbors' private homes. The owners and designers weigh in with their own words about creating these eclectic sanctuaries, making it a very personal tour. Read more Review -- Rocky Mountain News, June 1997 Neither desert nor rain forest, the high country of Santa Fe and Taos can be tamed, especially behind adobe walls. Transplanted Easterners recognized this fact. After the 1920s, they began to surround their homes with adobe walls for privacy and for the added enjoyment of growing flower beds, which flourish in interior patios. Protected from the elements and kept warm by the heat-retaining adobe, flowers do especially well in Santa Fe and Taos when the soil is properly prepared and adequately watered, often by drip irrigation. Grateful for warm days and cool nights, gardeners successfully grow irises, roses, blue mist spirea, yarrow, lavender, coreopsis, poppies, snapdragons, daisies, columbine, day lillies, flax, and peonies. Neither desert nor rain forest, the high country of Santa Fe and Taos can be tamed, especially behind adobe walls. Rocky Mountain News Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Bungalow Bathrooms (Bungalow Basics)

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Pdf:Bungalow Bathrooms (Bungalow Basics).Review 'Bungalow Bathrooms will help you pick just the right faucet, sink, tile, cabinetry, and more-whether you want to replicate a specific era or install modern elements that mimic classic looks.' (Better Homes & Gardens Remodeling Ideas 2000-01-01)'Not only does the book deliver practical information on restoring or designing a period bathroom for today's home, it also contains a humorous account of the history of the bathroom ' (Los Angeles Times 2000-01-01)'This new book on bathrooms is as satisfying as a long soak in the tub after a hard day's work renovating a bungalow.' (Fine Homebuilding 2000-01-01) Read more From the Inside Flap Contents Acknowledgments Introduction History of the Modern Bathroom Nuts and Bolts Eye Appeal Layout and Design Assessing Your Needs and Dealing with Professionals Resources Bibliography Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living

Pdf Home Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living

Pdf:Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living.About the Author Liz Bauwens was design director at Good Housekeeping magazine and is now a freelance stylist whose work appears in Country Homes & Interiors and similar magazines. She is co-author with Alexandra Campbell of Country in the City (CICO). Alexandra Campbell has written for many newspapers and magazines and is the author of five novels. She won the Home Improvement Journalist of the Year award. Alexandra is the co-author with Liz Bauwens of Country in the City. Read more

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Holy Terrors: Gargoyles on Medieval Buildings

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Pdf:Holy Terrors: Gargoyles on Medieval Buildings.From the Back Cover The true gargoyle is a waterspout, an architectural necessity that medieval artisans transformed into functional fantasies. The informative introduction to Holy Terrors explains everything that is known or conjectured about the history, the construction, the purposes, and the mysterious meanings of these often rude and rowdy characters. The three chapters that follow are devoted to the gargoyles themselves, imaginatively carved of stone in the form of people, real animals, and fantastic beasts. In clear, lively language, Janetta Rebold Benton puts these personality-filled sculptures into the context of medieval life and art and captures their quirky diversity in her engaging color photographs. Concluding the book is an invaluable guide to gargoyle sites throughout western Europe, as well as suggestions for further reading. Read more About the Author Janetta Rebold Benton is a professor of art history at Pace University, Pleasantville, New York, and a lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. A specialist in medieval art, Professor Benton has published several books and articles on medieval and Renaissance topics and has lectured in the United States and Europe. She has been studying and photographing gargoyles for over a decade. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Scandinavian Painted Decor

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Pdf:Scandinavian Painted Decor.From Publishers Weekly A breathtaking book, this merger of stunning photographs and sparkling text provides a wonderful introduction to Scandinavia's heritage of painted wood decor. In page after page, Innes ( Paint Magic ) and London photographer George reveal a tradition whose cheery embrace of color and simple patterns is almost irresistibly charming. Offering much more than a classic coffee-table roundup of interiors, Innes strives to convey design within the context of the region's history and culture. From a detailed evaluation of the popular paint formulas used in a range of Scandinavian interiors--Prussian blues, ocher--she goes on to chart the causes contributing to their enduring popularity, as well as to point out their many manifestations. (Light and color, as she explains, have long been viewed as 'spiritual fuel' by the Scandinavians.) For those long familiar with the topic as well as for newcomers to the field, this text will both instruct and delight with an intriguing feast of color and comment. Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more

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Provencal Escapes: Inspirational Homes In Provence And The Cote D'azur

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Pdf:Provencal Escapes: Inspirational Homes In Provence And The Cote D'azur.Review Provence provides a constant stream of satisfaction for the senses. A magical soft, yet clear light illuminates the scenery, while the balmy air is scented with wild rosemary, sage, pine, and lavender. Provencal Escapes celebrates beautiful homes from across the region. Decorative styles differ, varying from the cozy romanticism of restored stone farm buildings to the clean simplicity of pared-down modern style, and from the traditional elegance of a small chateau to the ecleticism of a tiny vacation retreat overlooking the Cote d'Azur. But every scheme is coloured by a rural lifestyle and the natural elements, and above all, by the region's strong character. -Showcases 22 beautiful homes in Provence and the Cote d'Azur, with evocative text by Caroline Clifton-Mogg. -Combining inspiration with a wealth of practical ideas, 'Provencal Escapes' is an irresistible book for all those seduced by the thought--and reality-- of the Provencal way of life. Read more About the Author Caroline Clifton-Mogg is an acclaimed journalist and author, writing about interior design, gardens, and other subjects. She contributes to several magazines, including "'House and Garden"' and "'Telegraph magazine"'. Her books include "'Italian Country Living"' and "'French Country Living"'(both Ryland Peters and Small). Read more

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The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography

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Pdf:The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography.This gorgeously illustrated book tells the history of the Peacock Room, decorated by James McNeill Whistler for wealthy London shipowner Frederick Leyland and currently on display at the Freer Gallery of Art. The history offers fascinating insights into nineteenth-century British culture-taste, patronage, attitudes toward Asian art, origins of art nouveau, and relation to American culture.Copublished with the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. .

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Cricut Cutting: The Ultimate Cricut Book Collection V1 & 2 (How to Master Your Cricut Machine)

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Pdf:Cricut Cutting: The Ultimate Cricut Book Collection V1 & 2 (How to Master Your Cricut Machine).From the Author Check out my new book Coloring Crafts by Maryann GillespieLearn how to color for beginners & experts alike. Color like an artist with tips and advancedcoloring techniques that make your pages pop! Transform coloring booksinto works of art. Plus 175 fun family craft projects for colorists of all ages. Read more

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Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bowls Crafted by Master Artists from Around the World (Fox Chapel Publishing) Profiles of 31 Fine Woodturners & Artists and Studio-Quality Photos of Their Work

Pdf Home Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bowls Crafted by Master Artists from Around the World (Fox Chapel Publishing) Profiles of 31 Fine Woodturners & Artists and Studio-Quality Photos of Their Work

Pdf:Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bowls Crafted by Master Artists from Around the World (Fox Chapel Publishing) Profiles of 31 Fine Woodturners & Artists and Studio-Quality Photos of Their Work.Review Featuring striking, full-color photography on every page, Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bows Crafted by Master Artists from Around the World packs the equivalent of a grand tour of multiple museums into the palms of one's hands. --Midwest Book Review Read more From the Back Cover VISIONARY VESSELS This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners and innovative artisans from around the world who have taken bowl-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. Little Book of Wooden Bowls profiles thirty-one master artists who share a common passion: turning wood into sculptural forms of self-expression. Hundreds of inspirational studio-quality photographs display their most spectacular work, including vessels, bowls, platters, and more. 'Each featured piece encourages crafters to find new ways of connecting with their own creative channels' —Judson Randall, The Wood Turning Center 'This is an amazing collection that will inspire many a wood turner and is a 'must have' for any woodworker's library' —ShortCuts.ca Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Color Scheme Bible: Inspirational Palettes for Designing Home Interiors

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Pdf:The Color Scheme Bible: Inspirational Palettes for Designing Home Interiors.From Booklist What a cool idea for the color challenged among us. Design expert Starmer claims to have sifted through 16 million color possibilities to produce 200 combinations fit for a king and queen and their royal family. The up-front introductions simply whet the appetite, from an abbreviated discourse on the color wheel to two all-too-short ideas on gathering inspiration by creating scrapbooks or a mood board. Then come the palette choices, separated into nine hues. Each individual palette features eight hues: one main with three variations, along with an overview and mood; room applications (e.g., living room or kitchen); ideas for accents; and highlights, whether for balance or contrast. The only issue? Too many selections--and too few ways to cross-index and cross-reference. Barbara JacobsCopyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved Read more Review An easy-to-follow and difficult-to-botch guide to the spectrum of home decor. (Michael Gordon Interiors)It's a sophisticated mix-and-match system with some surprising color marriages... a useful self-consulting tool for the typical homeowner seeking adventure in a can of paint. (Shelley Fralic CanWest News Service 2005-03-26)Works well as both instruction manual and idea book. Full of wonderful photographs, yet conveniently compact, it is a well-written, spiral-bound walk through the color palette. (Nashville Scene 2005-03-31)Discusses how to use color effectively in interiors... Highly recommended for public libraries. (Gayle A. Williamson Library Journal 2005-09-15)It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive look at color scheme possibilities... What makes this book especially useful is the range of suggestions for adding color to every room in the house. (Robin Hagey Los Angeles Times 2005-08-18)If you're scared of color, or scared of choosing colors for the interior of your home... [this book] could allay your fears. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap Spokane Spokesman-Review 2005-08-11)Useful... readers will learn the best color combinations to suit their need. (Jaime Spangrude Woodland Hills Daily News 2005-04-30)A sophisticated mix-and-match system with some surprising color marriages... a useful self-consulting tool for the average homeowner. (Shelly Fralic National Post 2005-05-26)Starmer doesn't waste a lot of time on the platitudes of how a color will make you feel but offers practical advice on how color combinations match up in each room. You'll also love her take on fabric and surface textures as they relate to color, as well as her tips for selecting task, ambient and mood-creating lighting. (Mike McCarthy Log Home Living)Instant answers. (Country Woman) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Mexican Style: Creative Ideas for Enhancing Your Space

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Pdf:Mexican Style: Creative Ideas for Enhancing Your Space.About the Author Peter Aprahamian is a leading architectural and home-style photographer whose work has appeared in World of Interiors, Elle Décor, and Conde Nast Traveler. He has also photographed two books - Inside London and Inside Barcelona. Read more

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An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration: From Pompeii to Art Nouveau

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Pdf:An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration: From Pompeii to Art Nouveau.From Library Journal Illustrated is an understatement; Praz uses 400 pieces of art to present his 1982 history of furniture and decorations from olden days to modern times. An unusual but interesting history of the subject.Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Italian Read more

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Safari Chic: Wild Exteriors and Polished Interiors of Africa

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Pdf:Safari Chic: Wild Exteriors and Polished Interiors of Africa.Review 'A must-have for the style-hungry.' -- Harper's Bazaar, October, 2000'a beautifully illustrated book which shows how caringly-created interiors that blend with their environment enrich life experiences. ' -- RICHARD ESTES, Author of SAFARI COMPANION'spectacular photos, provocative stories and exciting personalities ... instill in us a desire to design at home our own 'safari chic'.' -- ALEXANDRA STODDARD, Aurhor/Designer of CREATING A BEAUTIFUL HOME Read more From the Publisher SAFARI CHIC represents a new genre of illustrated book that fuses interior design resource book with adventure travel guide. An innovative chapter 'Bringing Safari Home' documents how anyone can bring a wild new look to our tame interiors using easily availble merchandise. Highlighting the interior design of Africa's chic, boutique resorts, SAFARI CHIC will appeal to anyone interested in creating their own 'safari chic'... in Africa or at home. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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French Country Kitchens: Authentic French Kitchen Design from Simple to Spectacular

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Pdf:French Country Kitchens: Authentic French Kitchen Design from Simple to Spectacular.About the Author Linda Dannenberg, a leading authority on French style, is the author of numerous books on French design and cuisine, including New French Country and Paris Bistro Cooking. She also contributes to many publications, among them Town and Country and Travel + Leisure. She lives in New York.Guy Bouchet is one of France’s most esteemed life-style photographers; his work illustrates New French Country, Paris Bistro Cooking, and Paris Boulangerie-Pâtisserie. His photographs also appear frequently in Architectural Digest and Elle Decor. He lives in Paris and Burgundy. Read more

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Signature Style: Creating Beautiful Interiors

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Pdf:Signature Style: Creating Beautiful Interiors.Amazon.com Review There's more to decorating a home well than simply selecting furniture and accessories for each room. A well-dressed home has a certain flair throughout that's stylish and inviting. That sense of style unfortunately doesn't come naturally to most people, so Signature Style aims to help you learn from those who have it in spades. The book features eight American designers, each of whom has a distinctive sense of style, and all of whom are masterful in their approach to interior design. Charles Faudree, for instance, specializes in combining French and English touches, such as toleware and Staffordshire figures. This artful mix of European high style and country brings warmth, comfort, and class to all of his rooms. Gary McBournie, on the other hand, brings a very American look to his homes with rag rugs, New England furniture, and antique handmade quilts, while also incorporating European and Asian pieces. Mary Douglas Drysdale melds neoclassical design with modern pieces and throws in her trademark detail of antique weathervanes; Kely Amen, on the other hand, favors the use of bold color over accessories. Other designers whose works are profiled include Thomas Bartlett, Paula Perlini, Kelly Amen, Douglas Rasar, and Alessandra Branca. This assemblage of designers brings an impressive amount of training and knowledge to their field--many have classical training at prestigious interior design schools, as well as backgrounds in art, art history, and architecture, and formative experiences in other countries. But the proof is in their designs, and the result is always breathtaking. Well written and laid out, this beautiful book is checkered with plentiful, large color photos of each designer's work. The editors have done a superlative job of selecting some fine American designers to feature in the book--each of these artists brings a timeless yet unique style to his or her work. Readers of Signature Style would do well to take some cues from the designers featured when trying to formulate their own signature style. --Kris Law Read more From Library Journal These three books are beautifully illustrated with photographs of contemporary interiors. In the Waverly book four stylesAEnglish country, clubby elegant, lighthearted and eclectic, and high-style ColonialAare shown for living rooms, bedrooms, and dinning rooms, all sporting Waverly fabrics and wallpaper. The advantage of this book is the availability of Waverly products so that one can achieve exactly the look depicted. The book from Traditional Home focuses on designers who style a home in the classic look favored by the magazine. Like the Waverly book, this title gives do-it-yourself projects at the end. Rennicke's book takes a look at how the American Colonial style has been interpreted today. Illustrated with pictures of homes in the South, the Midwest, and New England, this book gives an overview of its interpretation of classic American style and then focuses on the use of color, fabric, and the like to explain and depict how to achieve this decorating style. Recommended particularly for its focus on American design. Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more

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Practical Feng Shui: Arrange, Decorate and Accessorize Your Home to Promote Health, Wealth and Happiness

Pdf Home Practical Feng Shui: Arrange, Decorate and Accessorize Your Home to Promote Health, Wealth and Happiness

Pdf:Practical Feng Shui: Arrange, Decorate and Accessorize Your Home to Promote Health, Wealth and Happiness.From Library Journal As defined by Brown, Feng Shui is 'a complex integrated system of theory and practice' based on the 'underlying premise that everything in your surroundings' can enhance or block energies. Developed by the Chinese over 4000 years ago, this discipline is becoming increasingly popular in the Western world as a new approach to interior design. Brown and Shurety take a similar approach to the subject, providing well-illustrated guides to the principles of Feng Shui and its use in interior design. With its charts and sample room layouts showing how to apply the principles, however, Brown's book is more accessible. Webster takes a more helpful-hints approach, examining the house as a whole and then room by room while offering a list of Feng Shui tips for achieving a desired effect. For a basic, overall approach, Brown's book is the best, although each of these is useful if there is a strong interest in this design approach.Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more From Booklist When multinational corporations the size of British Airways adopt an Eastern philosophy in practice, it is time to take notice. Such is the case with feng shui, the art of designing home and office to promote success. Since the discovery of the concept by the media in the early 1990s, books on the topic have become numerous. But Brown, author of The Principles of Feng Shui, has exorcised the mysticism from his explanation, preferring, instead, a how-to approach. Filled with charts that reinforce all his teachings, his book leads novices carefully through their paces, outlining yin and yang, chakra, and other basics, then discussing a home's structure, shape, and materials. Plus, he identifies problems, including clutter, which slows chi (energy); lack of natural light (for which one should substitute daylight bulbs and ivy plants); and I-shaped rooms, which cut chi (a mirror should be used in the narrow part). Though many people may scoff at the potential benefits of feng shui, to just as many other people, it's a sure thing. Barbara Jacobs Read more

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French Country Living

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Pdf:French Country Living.About the Author Christopher Drake was brought up in Norway and now lives in London. After working as a photographer's assistant at Vogue, he moved into interiors photography. His work is featured in many magazines, including Homes and Gardens, the World of Interiors, and Country Living. For Ryland Peters and Small he has photographed Open Air Living, Comfortable Country, Interiors by Design, and Hallways, Corridors, and Staircases. Read more

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Cottage Style: Ideas and Projects for Your World

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Pdf:Cottage Style: Ideas and Projects for Your World.About the Author Jerri Farris and Tim Himsel are the creative team that designed and wrote Building Garden Ornaments, Fences, Walls & Gates, Flea Market Style, Garden Style, and Creating Garden Accents. Jerri has edited several dozen home-improvement and gardening titles. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota with her daughter. Among Tim's creative accomplishments are the book designs of more than 50 home-improvement and gardening titles. Tim lives in Savage, Minnesota with his wife and two daughters. Read more

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Journal: Strawberry Vine (Blue) 6x9 - LINED JOURNAL - Writing journal with blank lined pages (Life Is Sweet Lined Journal Series)

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Pdf:Journal: Strawberry Vine (Blue) 6x9 - LINED JOURNAL - Writing journal with blank lined pages (Life Is Sweet Lined Journal Series).Express your creativity with this softcover journal book. Perfect for your thoughts and feelings. Ideal for note-taking, to-do lists, personal reflections, dreams, memories, observations and creative writing projects. This journal is your place to explore in writing and drawing of all kinds. • Measures 6”x 9” • Softcover • 160 pages • Black and white interior • Lined; college-ruled spacing SEARCH "Premise Content" for more journals and sketch journals.

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Zen Interiors

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Pdf:Zen Interiors.Amazon.com Review Two major tenets of Zen--simplicity and serenity--lend themselves perfectly to today's quest for tranquility and balance in the home. Espousing restrained, uncluttered rooms documented here in soothing, neutral-toned interiors, Vinny Lee's Zen Interiors outlines the philosophy and the practicalities of streamlining your home and your life to achieve such an environment. The results are a soft modernist look, a pared-down contemporary styling of minimal architectural detailing, limited color palette, and absolutely no clutter. But, as Lee cautions, you don't want to add to the burdens of an already busy lifestyle, so you must find the degree of minimalism that suits you. In other words, if you're merely daydreaming of less cluttered surroundings yet know in your heart that you can't live in a sparse environment--no matter how elegant--then the Zen interior is probably not for you. But if you're truly seeking to streamline your life in search of that harmonious balance, you'll find plenty of good advice here. --Amy Handy Read more About the Author Vinny Lee is a writer and stylist specializing in interior design. Her work has appeared in Homes & Gardens and House & Garden magazines, as well as The Independent and The Guardian. She has written several books including Kitchens: A Design Source Book for Stewart, Tabori & Chang. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan

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Pdf:Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan.Review A New York Times Best Seller!'There is good taste—and then, in a stratosphere all its own, there is Agnelli taste, as Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan proves so abundantly. This breathtaking tome, written by Agnelli and her niece Marella Caracciolo Chia, charts the life of the goddess of style...” –Vogue'Peel off the handsome paper dustjacket to reveal the gleaming crimson silk and gold embossed binding of this glorious book—and it is clear this is a lavish production and an intelligent and superbly produced and edited one. This is, however, a very personal book full of private houses, private apartments, gardens, family life, family snapshots, and some of the prettiest wedding photography. With interiors in over many decades…this is a heady delight. The key is that it was produced and edited by Marella Agnelli herself, along with her adoring niece. Beautiful.” –The Style Saloniste“The world has been waiting on this book forever, a definitive design guide on the world of Marella Agnelli and the homes she’s created for her family.” –Tabulous Design“Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan...Portraits by Irving Penn, Horst, and Richard Avedon detail the charmed life of one of the twentieth century’s true beauties.” –Elle   “…explores the life of a social grand dame and the life and homes she inhabits. But this is no ordinary book. This one is written by the subject herself…we get a first person account. In Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan, the Italian aristocrat and original member of the jet set, opens up her rarefied world to readers. It is a lavish tome that is part auto-biographical, part coffee table book coupled with historical details and a smattering of boldfaced names. Reading through the book or just flipping through the photographs is like going through someone’s family album and scrapbooks. There in its pages are vivid recollections of significant moments in life, snapshots of holidays at home and abroad, and wedding photographs. The book is nostalgia in its most glorious form.” –Forbes.com “Marella Agnelli The Last Swan is one of those rare books that chronicles a life within a family legacy. What you quickly find out is that this book is not so much about “the Last Swan” as it is about how she lived and what she loved and the seemingly endless resources it took to accomplish her various missions. This book is an endless source of amazement as Ms. Agnelli has created “worlds” that are unknown to most of us. Even those who are not botanically inclined will note that the incredible world of art she created outdoors is astounding. Mind boggling. Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan is a collection of rare beauty that allows us to live within her world if only while enjoying this book.” –New York Journal of Books   '...this book is perfect for any individual interested in fashion, high society and glorious homes, and it deserves a place in your library!' –PoliticalStyle.com   “…impressive new monograph…” –Tory Burch Blog“This is one book where the story is just as compelling as the photos and I loved learning more about Marella Agnelli’s incredible life. It’s definitely a must read for autumn.' –Habitually Chic'Style icon Marella Agnelli shares her personal memoirs with this stunning publication...' –Bal Harbour Magazine“Gaze over the exclusive world of one of the twentieth century’s most glamorous and alluring women, as seen through her private homes and garden that are full of timeless elegance.” –Society Diaries Read more About the Author Marella Caracciolo Chia is a respected design journalist for Architectural Digest, the New York Times T Magazine, among other prestigious publications. Read more

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Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff

Pdf Home Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff

Pdf:Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff.Review In her humorous, down-to-earth style, Myquillyn shows us how to stop trying so hard and instead create a space where we can exhale and simply be ourselves. Isn't that what home is all about? (Lisa Leonard, jewelry designer and writer)My home is my happy place, and it's even happier thanks to Myquillyn's encouragement, know-how, and practical guidance. She's taught me about decorating math, wall sabbaths, and personal style, and I adore the results I get to enjoy every day in my home. If you want to make your own home more warm, inviting, comforting, and welcoming, I highly recommend this book. (Anne Bogel, author of I'd Rather Be Reading)Here is what I love about Myquillyn, and what I believe sets her most apart: she is primarily concerned with the way a space makes you feel. Her ultimate goal is to help people create spaces where people feel welcome, comfortable, cozy, relaxed, refreshed, and inspired. Contrary to a form-over-function culture, Myquillyn has developed a way to coach us into creating spaces where the people we love--and ourselves!--can feel our best. And lucky for us, she just happens to help us to make these spaces beautiful along the way. (Lindsay Sherbondy, Owner and Designer, Lindsay Letters)Cozy Minimalist Home puts to rest once and for all the assumption that minimalism needs to be cold, rigid, or impersonal. Quite the contrary--it is a life filled with passion, purpose, and beauty. Thank you, Myquillyn, for showing that to be true in this beautiful book and work of art. (Joshua Becker, Founder of Becoming Minimalist and author of The More of Less)I was hardly aware of the low-grade sense of failure I had every time I walked into my sunroom. It sounds dramatic, but I think a lot of women struggle with feeling shame about the way our houses look. I knew something wasn't right but I didn't know why. And then I learned the Cozy Minimalist way and everything changed. Step by step, I applied Myquillyn's Cozy Minimalist method to my sunroom, and it went from being my least favorite room in the house to my most favorite within days. I didn't have to take out a loan, sell my birthright, or win the lottery to make the changes. Now that I know these simple principles, I can apply them to any room in my house. We have enough to fight against in this world. Our homes should be the last place on earth where we feel shame. I'm so grateful for this beautiful, life-giving book. (Emily P. Freeman, The Nester's little sister and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Simply Tuesday)In Cozy Minimalist Home, Myquillyn explores what's missing from the minimalist versus hoarder conversation: in life and in decor, what does it mean to have enough? With an affirming approach, gentle guidance, and trusted tips, she's the grace-based KonMari we've been waiting for. Here's to more style and less stuff-within our own four walls and beyond. (Erin Loechner, blogger at DesignforMankind.com and author of Chasing Slow)Myquillyn Smith's approach to living and decorating has inspired me for a decade. No home designer in America is better suited to speak to the everyday woman who craves beauty but doesn't have the time and energy for perfection. Her words and style have impacted my perspectives about design and have helped me transform my house into a home. (Jessica N. Turner, author of the bestselling books The Fringe Hours and Stretched Too Thin)Cozy Minimalist Home is more than just a book about decorating; it is a manifesto of sorts that I wholeheartedly adopt as my own: more style with less stuff. Myquillyn's down-to-earth, practical decorating advice and doable step-by-steps are what we house-lovers want. But it's her big-sisterly encouragement to use our homes to serve and gather and shelter and nurture that truly makes this book a must-read for anyone wanting their home to be a lovelier place. (Emily Lex, founder of Jones Design Company)Myquillyn is that trusted friend who comes over in the midst of your home-headaches and in her wise, no-nonsense way, gets to the heart of your decisions about decor and dwelling. She elevates minimalism without sacrificing style, sets the stage for hospitality minus the production, and empowers even the most intimidated home decorator to make simple styling decisions that count. Cozy Minimalist Home will give you the freedom and confidence you need to simplify your style and make your house your own. (Ruth Chou Simons, artist and bestselling author of GraceLaced and Garden of Truth; founder of gracelaced.com)Finally, a book that gives you permission to be minimalist and be cozy, to live with less and enjoy a beautiful home. If you think minimalism results in a cold, empty house, Cozy Minimalist Home will show you how to fill your home with what matters most to you and your family. This lovely book is as warm, cozy, and simple as you'll want your home to be. (Courtney Carver, author of Soulful Simplicity) Read more About the Author For the past ten years, Myquillyn Smith, “The Nester,” has been encouraging women to embrace their home—imperfections and all. Her home has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Cottages & Bungalows and Ladies’ Home Journal. She’s the author of The Nesting Place and was chosen by Christianity Today as one of the top twenty creatives in 2016. Myquillyn lives in a fixer-upper on 12 acres with her husband Chad their three teenage boys, two cats, a dog and a rooster. Read more

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New York School of Interior Design: Home: The Foundations of Enduring Spaces

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Pdf:New York School of Interior Design: Home: The Foundations of Enduring Spaces.About the Author ELLEN S. FISHER is the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the New York School of Interior Design. She began her career with NYSID in 1999 as a member of the faculty. Fisher is a New York State Certified Interior Designer who maintains an active residential and commercial design practice in the New York metropolitan area. She earned a PhD in Architectural Studies/Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Missouri in 2011.JEN RENZI is a freelance writer and a special projects editor at Interior Design magazine. A former editor of House & Garden, her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, and House Beautiful, among others. She has also written, produced, or contributed to more than ten books, including The Furniture Bible, Vera: The Art and Life of an Icon, Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic, and Domino: The Book of Decorating.  Read more

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Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home

Pdf Home Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home

Pdf:Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home.About the Author Rebecca Atwood received her BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design before beginning her career designing and consulting for major retailers. Today, she is a textile designer and an artist who blends traditional techniques with hand painting. Her interest in pattern is deeply rooted in her childhood on Cape Cod and her everyday observations of life in Brooklyn, where she lives with her husband. Read more

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Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style

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Pdf:Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style.Review 'The book is filled with elegant, comfortable rooms layered with Sikes’ trademark design elements — cheerful blue-and-white porcelain, wicker and rattan, and fabrics in stripes, batik, and ikat patterns.' —Papercity Magazine'A showcase of chic ideas for every home, Sikes’s interiors are inspired by classic California living.' —The Society Diaries'This is a book I know I will turn to again and again and I have no doubt that you will, too.'—La Dolce Vita'Organized by color, each chapter examines Sikes' passion for certain colors . . . and demonstrates how the designer uses these colors to imbue a home's interiors with personality and style.  Alongside images of Sikes' work, there are photos of vignettes and mood boards, all of which provide the reader with ample design inspiration.' —Peakofchic.com'Sharing a glimpse into his world of California cool is his first book, Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style. . .' —Modern Luxury Interiors (Atlanta)'Fall must haves.' —La Dolce Vita'We wrote about Mark Sikes in our prior summer issue and we continue to be inspired by his work. This is his first book—and it is a comprehensive look at his distinctive style, which derives from classic American motifs and traditions. Sikes presents ideas that are useable and adaptable for virtually any home, even if much of his aesthetic references classic California indoor/outdoor living, where he lives full time. He is an advocate for using natural fibers, choosing vivid colors, all the while remaining true to fashion as an inspiration, an arena where he began his successful career. Given his strong Hollywood connections, he had Nancy Meyers, the famed film director, write the foreword. She emphasizes that Sikes knows 'how classic can look fresh, how style and comfort go hand-in-hand'.'—Milieu Magazine 'Fall's Must Read Deisgn Books'—Forbes.com'Mark D. Sikes makes America Beautiful (Rizzoli) again.'—Vanity Fair'Meanwhile, his newly published first book, Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style, has an entire chapter dedicated to — what else? — blue and white. ($37, amazon.com) 'It works with everything,' Sikes says, 'modern, eclectic, traditional.''—House Beautiful'The book offers a fresh take on American style.'—Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles 'Reese Witherspoon has 'Beautiful' at the top of her stack'—New York Post'Casually chic and unfussy, the applauded style of interior designer Mark D. Sikes is marked by his compositions of things with a forever appeal to make rooms livable. In Beautiful: All American Decorating and Timesless Style (Rizzoli), he chats companionably through eight chapters as he dissects his approachable style. “Blue and White Forever” features indigos, stripes, batiks and wicker found on porches and in pool houses. In 'Timeless Neutrals,' chinoiserie, gilt glass and mirrors are married compatibly with Frencg chairs and furnishings. There are happy family rooms and kitchens in the “Garden Greens” chapter and color to make you smile in 'Beautiful Brights.' Most of all, this is a book for people who like to really settle into their spaces.'—360 West Magazine 'His buzzy blog—Mark D. Sikes: Chic People, Glamorous Places, Stylish Things (markdsikes.com)—inspired the idea for his first book. Rather than organizing chapters by projects, Sikes (whose clients include Reese Witherspoon and film director Nancy Myers) grouped them around his favorite color stories, such as 'Blue and White Forever' or 'Red My Way.' It’s proof of how any type of hue can transform a room.'—Serendipity Magazine  Read more About the Author Mark D. Sikes began his career in visual merchandising at Banana Republic/GAP. After two successful decades, he launched his interior design business and immediately attracted national publicity in publications from Veranda to Architectural Digest. His lifestyle blog—Chic People, Glamorous Places, Stylish Things—has become an inspiration and resource for design lovers all over the world. Nancy Meyers is the director and screenwriter for several Hollywood blockbusters, including Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday, and It’s Complicated. Read more

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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

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Pdf:Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism.The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo—he’s just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t absolutely need. The effects were remarkable: Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything around him. In Goodbye, Things Sasaki modestly shares his personal minimalist experience, offering specific tips on the minimizing process and revealing how the new minimalist movement can not only transform your space but truly enrich your life. The benefits of a minimalist life can be realized by anyone, and Sasaki’s humble vision of true happiness will open your eyes to minimalism’s potential.

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This is Home: The Art of Simple Living

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Pdf:This is Home: The Art of Simple Living.About the Author Natalie Walton is an interiors sylist and writer based on the New South Wales central coast. She is the author of the popular design blog Daily Imprint and her work has been featured in leading Australian and international lifestyle magazines, including Elle Decoration UK, Living Etc, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, House & Garden, Inside Out and Country Style. She worked at Real Living magazine for five years, and during that time was appointed deputy editor.Natalie has also hosted workshops at the Apple store in Bondi and has been a speaker at Studio B in the US. Previously she worked as a journalist.Chris Warnes is a regular contributor to leading Australian interior publications, photographing homes and interior spaces. He works in partnership with Natalie providing bespoke interiors content for magazines and other clients through their editorial content agency, Warnes & Walton. Read more

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Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life

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Pdf:Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life.Review 'All the elements are here: glamour, wit, and inspiration. Tuck in for a stylish life.' (Jonathan Adler)'Erin Gates's incredible eye for beauty is matched only by her funny, raw, and honest voice. I am such a fan of this gifted woman and this gorgeous book.' (J. Courtney Sullivan, author of The Engagements and Maine)'Erin's book is a breath of fresh air, just like her witty, engaging, and informative blog. And unlike most decorating books, I actually read this one!' (Holly Becker, author of Decor8)'The thing I've always loved about Erin's blog is how well she balances the personal and professional while making it fun and informational. She has translated that seamlessly into this book, where you get a sense of not only who she is but also expert design advice. And her cheetah print stairs had me at hello... followed by a quick 'damn gurl!' (Emily Henderson, HGTV host)“Of course I loved seeing the hints of David Hicks in her beautiful design work, but what struck me the most was the undecoratorly way this book is written. Hugely refreshing. Erin is a joy both in print and in person.” (India Hicks)'Filled with her trademark no-holds-barred prose, charming anecdotes, and practical advice.' (Houston Chronicle)'Style is subjective, but the elements of style are pretty universal. Few people know this better than blogger-turned-interior designer and author Erin Gates. She wrote the book on it--literally.' (Huffington Post Home)'[Gates] has a knack for combining practical advice [...] with humorous reflection on mistakes and lessons learned over the course of her 10-year career as an interior designer.' (BookPage)'Her advice is glamorous yet practical and often served up with humor.' (Washington Post)'Its pages are full of gorgeous photographs and funny personal essays about renovation disasters and marital spats over what table to choose. Warning: You may be roped into rearranging the furniture.' (RealSimple.com) Read more About the Author Erin T. Gates is an interior designer, blogger, and author of the New York Times bestseller Elements of Style: Designing a Home and a Life. She has been featured in publications such as O, The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Better Homes & Gardens, Elle Décor, Canadian House & Home, the Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal.  She lives outside Boston with her husband and son. Read more

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Love Affairs with Houses

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Pdf:Love Affairs with Houses.About the Author Bunny Williams is a world-renowned interior designer and industry leader. Williams is a member of the AD Hall of Fame, Elle Decor A-List, Interior Design magazine Hall of Fame and received House Beautiful’s Giants of Design award. Williams designs and produces handcrafted furniture and accessories under Bunny Williams Home and has licensed collections with Ballard Designs, Century Furniture, Curry & Company, and Dash & Albert.   Read more

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The Complete Book of Home Organization

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Pdf:The Complete Book of Home Organization.About the Author Toni Hammersley is the creator and writer of www.abowlfulloflemons.net, an organizing website that inspires thousands of people around the world to get their lives in order. She hosts a popular 14-week organizing challenge each year, aimed at helping others conquer clutter. She is also a registered nurse and photographer. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband and three children. Read more

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Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House

Pdf Home Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House

Pdf:Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House.Review “Chock-full of . . . straightforward, unfussy solutions for getting your belongings and rooms in order.” —ArchitecturalDigest.com “Simple and joyful solutions for dealing with clutter prone spots with style.” —Washington Post   “A decluttering tome that supports the beauty of organization, helping readers to understand that order can be artful. The book goes room by room through every space in the house, breaking down not only what to toss and keep, but also how to make your home efficient without sacrificing style.” —Apartment Therapy   “Here are all the secrets to decluttering your home like a pro. . . . Remodelista: The Organized Home is packed with simple yet unexpected tips for creating a beautiful home. The book breaks it down, room by room, to show you how to display the things you love while achieving the organization you’re after.” —Brit + Co.   “If a one-day spring cleaning doesn’t cut it when it comes to cutting through your clutter, take a look at the new book Remodelista: The Organized Home.” —Houston Chronicle Read more About the Author Julie Carlson is the author of Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home and cofounder of inspirational home site Remodelista.com. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York before joining the editorial staff of The New Yorker. A graduate of Brown University, Julie lives in Brooklyn, New York.   Read more

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Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House

Pdf Home Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House

Pdf:Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House.Buy fewer (and better) things. Store like with like. Get rid of the plastic. Display—don’t stash—your belongings. Let go of your inner perfectionist and remember that rooms are for living. These are a few of the central principles behind Remodelista: The Organized Home, the new book from the team behind the inspirational design site Remodelista.com. Whether you’re a minimalist or someone who takes pleasure in her collections, we all yearn for an unencumbered life in a home that makes us happy. This compact tome shows us how, with more than 100 simple and stylish tips, each clearly presented and accompanied by full-color photographs that are sure to inspire. Readers will learn strategies for conquering their homes’ problem zones (from the medicine cabinet to the bedroom closet) and organizing tricks and tools that can be deployed in every room (embrace trays; hunt for unused spaces overhead; decant everything). Interviews with experts, ranging from kindergarten teachers to hoteliers, offer even more ingenious ideas to steal. It all adds up to the ultimate home organizing manual.  

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A Place to Call Home: Timeless Southern Charm

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Pdf:A Place to Call Home: Timeless Southern Charm.About the Author James T. Farmer III is the author of A Time to Plant. His company, James Farmer Designs, specializes in landscape and interior design. James is a proponent of garden living and entertaining, or weaving the bounties of the garden into your daily life. Find him at www.James.Farmer.com. He lives in Kathleen, Georgia. Read more

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Arthur Elrod: Desert Modern Design

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Pdf:Arthur Elrod: Desert Modern Design.About the Author Adele Cygelman is a longtime writer and editor who has covered interior design, architecture, and real estate for numerous magazines, including Architectural Digest and Robb Report. She is the author of Palm Springs Modern and Secret Gardens of Hollywood. Read more

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Simply by the Sea: Designed Cottages, Homes and Bungalows by the Sea

Pdf Home Simply by the Sea: Designed Cottages, Homes and Bungalows by the Sea

Pdf:Simply by the Sea: Designed Cottages, Homes and Bungalows by the Sea.About the Author Tracey Rapisardi is a nationally and internationally published Interior Designer. Her projects have been featured and have graced covers in over 50 publications including magazines and books such as Coastal Living, Cottage Style, Better Homes and Gardens, Traditional Home, Decorating, Romantic Homes, Cottage and Bungalows, Seaside Style, Beach Style, Sunset, and many more. Her unique style is coveted by thousands of homeowners, which features many of her custom furniture pieces that she designs. Read more

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Distinctly Modern Interiors

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Pdf:Distinctly Modern Interiors.About the Author Emily Summers is a renowned interior designer and President/CEO of Emily Summers Design Associates. Beginning her career in 1979, she became known for her collaboration with architects and artists. A member of the AD 100, her work has also been featured in House Beautiful, Vogue, and Wallpaper. She has won multiple awards, including the 2015 Dallas Paper City Design Awards and the 2015 ASID Texas Legacy of Design Awards. Summers has served as Director of Exhibitions and Funding for the Dallas Museum of Art, and she was recruited by President George W. Bush as one of twenty individuals to serve on the Washington-based Advisory Council for Historic Preservation. Read more

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Home Quick Planner: Reusable, Peel & Stick Furniture & Architectural Symbols

Pdf Home Home Quick Planner: Reusable, Peel & Stick Furniture & Architectural Symbols

Pdf:Home Quick Planner: Reusable, Peel & Stick Furniture & Architectural Symbols.The Home Quick Planner includes 700 precut, reusable peel-and-stick, 1/4-inch scale furniture and architectural symbols, plus a 5,600 square-foot floor plan grid to help you design your own building, remodeling and decorating projects. (Also good for moving.) Symbols include everything you need from tables, chairs, couches, beds and pianos to every standard kitchen cabinet and appliance, an extensive assortment of bathroom fixtures and cabinets (for example, twelve sets of sink designs, six different showers, and a dozen various baths and whirlpools), plus windows, doors, walls, switches, outlets, lights and much more. Simply lift the symbols and arrange them on the floor plan grid to design floor plans, move furniture and make changes. Step-by-step instructions and Design Details: Critical Dimensions & Clearances are provided to help you improve your design and save money. The planner is part of the three-part design series by Daniel Reif. Sketch your design with the Architect’s Drawing Kit, try out endless floor plan layouts with the Home Quick Planner, and once you have a design that you like, build a three-dimensional model with the 3-D Home Kit.

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The House that Pinterest Built

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Pdf:The House that Pinterest Built.Review 'In “The House That Pinterest Built” (Rizzoli, $65, 272 pp.) Diane Keaton provides a privileged peek into her 8,000-square-foot industrial-chic dream home. It’s a sprawling brick structure in west Los Angeles’s Sullivan Canyon boasting the kind of rough-hewed, reclaimed features that proliferate on Pinterest, and Ms. Keaton’s book takes cues from her preferred inspiration engine. Photos of pools, staircases, ladders and chairs that the actress and author pulled from the site and from her own archives ultimately provided blueprints for her home, offering a unique, crowdsourced twist to the closed-door world of celebrity living. 'Once upon a time, scrap bookers, collage artists, image-driven addicts and appropriators like me were lonely hunters,' Ms. Keaton wrote in the book’s introduction. 'Now dare I say billions of people discover, seize and enlarge their reference pool with the variety of beauty allocated from others.' '—The New York Times'In the book — a part historical photographic essay/style compass/how-to/inspirational coffee table book — the reader gets a peek into the star’s design process from her Pinterest pins to the final product. '—Hollywood Reporter'California-based author, director, and Academy Award winner Diane Keaton has a true passion and keen eye for home design. She decorates and flips homes in her spare time—and her book, The House That Pinterest Built (Rizzoli, out October 10) is her ode to that. Using Pinterest, the actress designed her new, 8,000-square-foot brick home from “the gifts of other people’s addictive yearnings for the perfect home, with the perfect landscape and the perfect interior.” With this homage to other people’s favorite design elements and personal creations, she’s eager to see how people respond to how she repurposed these ideas.'—domino.com'The style-guide offers glimpses of the new California house’s sprawling rooms, complete with magic touches — glimmering light fixtures, vintage clocks, rustic wood panels, and more — pulled from or inspired by Keaton’s boards such as “Breakfast of Champions.” As Keaton says, 'Who knows, you might find one of your pins here.' '—New York Magazine / The Cut Read more About the Author Diane Keaton is an Oscar-winning actress, director, and author. Her design aesthetic has been celebrated in several successful books that she produced, including California Romantica and House. Lisa Romerein is a Los Angeles–based photographer. Read more

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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

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Pdf:Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism.Review “Inspiring in its straightforwardness and sincerity . . . I don't think it would be possible to read Goodbye, Things without taking a look at your own home (and life) with a new set of eyes. . . . In the end, what matters is the thoughtfulness the book inspires.” - Janel Laban, Apartment Therapy“In his new book, Goodbye, Things, Fumio Sasaki shares the lessons he learned by going minimalist. . . . For Sasaki, minimalism isn't about how little you have, but how it makes you feel. Sasaki credits his minimalist lifestyle with helping him lose weight, become extroverted and proactive, and above all, feel happy and grateful for what he has.” - Heeseung Kim, Cosmopolitan“Makes the case for radical minimalism . . . treat each of [Sasaki's] 70 tips as an opportunity to reevaluate how you use and why you keep the things in your home.” - Jenny Xie, Curbed“Take your spring cleaning to the next level with Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki. A best-seller in Japan, this book uncovers why we want to own more than we need, what this mentality does to our well-being and how we can live better by owning less.” - Katie Neal, Parade“If you’ve ever felt bogged down by all of the things filling your life up with clutter then this is the book for you.” - C.A., The Daily Want“In a time of rampant consumerism, a new movement is preaching an alternative path ― one that banishes all but the most fundamental and enriching consumer products from our lives. In Goodbye, Things, Fumio Sasaki recounts his conversion from reckless hoarder to hyper-mindful consumer, and offers advice to those seeking the same simple happiness that he found in minimalism.” - Gear Patrol Read more About the Author Fumio Sasaki is the former co-editor-in-chief of Wani Books, and lives in a 215-square-foot apartment in Tokyo, furnished with a small wooden box, a desk, and a roll-up futon pad. Read more

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Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration

Pdf Home Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration

Pdf:Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration.Review '[In Interior Design Master Class] top interior designers explain the process of home design, from fundamentals to finishing touches.'—Publishers Weekly, Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Lifestyle TOP TEN BOOKS'Every so often, a book hits the shelves that’s both gorgeous and essential. Thus it is with Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America’s Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration (Rizzoli) by Carl Delatorre. . . . Filled with advice, expertise, and knowledge from the 100 greatest American designers, with stunning examples of their work, this is a must for every design library.'—Papercity Magazine'Priceless Deisgn Advice' —ArchitecturalDigest.com'For those who'd like to learn about interior design the classic way, there's a new book out: Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America’s Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration (Rizzoli)'—GQ magazine'Poised to become the essential book on design, Interior Design Master Class collects the expertise and knowledge of the best interior designers working today. Opening Interior Design Master Class is like sitting down to the best dinner party you’ve ever attended. A classic in the making, the book features one hundred essays by America’s top designers—from established design legends to members of the new guard—that explore in detail the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches.' —CulturedLifestyle.com'Interior Design Master Class, edited by Carl Dellatore, is a stunningly beautiful collection of essays by 100 of America’s preeminent interior designers and it is our recommendation for a *must have* 2016 holiday book for your home library.' —HadleyCourt.com'Poised to become the next essential book on design, this collection includes expertise from the best interior designers in the world today.' —The Society Diaries'I've been to design school, and in all honestly this book offers more wisdom and practical insights than I learned in my years in a competitive interiors program. 100 top designers provide the benefit of their combined years of experience (and stunning project photos) to create what truly does read like a master class for designers at every level. This is one book jacket that will never get dusty as you'll be keeping it on the desk and referring to it time and time again. A must-have.' —FrankiDurbin.com'This structure encourages the reader to go back time and time again, utilizing the book as an important source for inspiration.' —Nest by Tamara'I would consider it required reading for your Décor group study sessions.' —Pretty Page Turner'Fall must haves.' —La Dolce Vita'Interior Design Master Class features essays by America’s top design firms—established design legends and members of the new guard—that explore in depth the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches.'—Go Design Go (New York City)  'The vivid and opinionated and lively 100 essays by America’s include fact-filled texts from established legends to members of the avant-garde and designers and architects working in many styles, in many regions.'—StyleSaloniste.com 'What will set this book apart from the ubiquitous coffee table book? A synthesis of sensational images and writing that reveals each designer at their most eloquent and insightful. It will be a great picture book – but one with scholarly and narrative intent. You will be compelled to read, as well as to look.'—Interior Design Magazine'While there are many beautiful design books on the market that are inspirational, some with tips and hints, none has approached the topic with the rigor and intellect of Interior Design Master Class. '—Quintessence Blog  Read more About the Author Carl Dellatore began his career as a textile designer, and has worked extensively in magazines, including House & Garden, Martha Stewart Living, and House Beautiful. He is the author of The Fabric Style Book. Read more

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Dream Design Live

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Pdf:Dream Design Live.Review 'With stunning photography and accessible-yet-elegant tips, Dream Design Live fuses interior decorating advice with lifestyle recommendations and demonstrates how living a happy and satisfying life starts at home.' (Traditional Home)'Paloma walks the reader through the process of how to create a home that is not only functional and nice to look at but operates as a kind of vision board too.' (One Kings Lane)'Creating interiors that are both meaningful and fulfilling are the subject of Paloma Contreras’ Dream Design Live (Abrams). From thinking creatively about your design approach to improving your life, Contreras provides an accessible but beautiful look at the decorating process.' (Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles)Contreras says you can’t design a room without inspiration, and we expect her book will provide loads of it for those looking to feather their nests in her crisp, fresh, unexpected style. (Dallas News)'In Dream, Design, Live (Abrams), Contreras, onetime Spanish teacher, successful blogger, and, now, working designer, explores the design process through the lens of travel, inspiration, and personal style. As such, the tome is both an instructional lesson and a personal story, a great read for the design professional and enthusiast alike.' (Architectural Digest)'With advice on how to hang curtains, where to place artwork, and how to host a party…Dream Design Live is as much a reference book you will want to dog-ear as it is a sleek tome of gracious living that goes at the top of the coffee table pile.' (Flower magazine)“The 240-page volume goes beyond helpful tips and pretty pictures to show readers how to find a design approach that works best for them.” (Southern Home magazine) Read more About the Author Paloma Contreras is the blogger behind the popular interior design site La Dolce Vita. She has been featured in many major publications, including Domino, House Beautiful, the New York Times, AD online, Vogue, Elle Decor, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Houston. Read more

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Victoria Hagan: Dream Spaces

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Pdf:Victoria Hagan: Dream Spaces.Review 'Throughout the pages, Hagan discusses the art of design—not just for how her clients live, but for how they dream and play. Victoria Hagan: Dream Spaces also includes a chapter on tradition, which highlights houses that have that special something that’s especially inspirational—and not just the decorating.'—Traditional Home 'Hagan is masterful at creating calm and serene rooms — be they modern or traditional — inspired by seaside living. She is adept at translating her beachy aesthetic to work beyond waterfront estates and her new book Victoria Hagan: Dream Spaces is a testament to that.'—Forbes.com'Hagan is an eminent interior designer (who always gets a spot on Architectural Digest's AD100) best known for timeless and comfortable American style. Her much-anticipated second book presents a showstopping glance at her soft, modern aesthetic and pointed juxtaposition of luxury and simplicity.'—PureWow.com'On My Bookshelf: Fall Must-Haves'—La Dolce Vita Blog Read more About the Author Since launching her launched her design firm in 1991, Victoria Hagan has been awarded many of the country’s top design honors, including the AD 100, and is regularly featured in magazines around the globe. Hagan has also made television appearances, including Martha Stewart and Oprah.David Colman is a regular writer, editor, and columnist for the New York Times. Read more

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Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine

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Pdf:Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine.Review 'Founded 35 years ago in Montgomery, AL, Bobby McAlpine's architecture firm now boasts offices in New York, Atlanta and Nashville. Simultaneously traditional and timeless, a McAlpine designed home exhibits English, American and European stylesin a forward-thinking fashion. The latest book to showcase his residential work profiles twenty projects, narrated by McAlpine.'—Sophisticated Living'POETRY OF PLACE: THE NEW ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS OF McALPINE is a feast for the senses, with 20 lovely projects, from a lakeside retreat to a Tuscan-style horse farm.'—Hello Lovely'McAlpine walks us through 20 homes, describing them in terms both personal and personified'—Flower Magazine'On My Bookshelf: Fall Must-Haves'—La Dolce Vita Blog Read more About the Author Bobby McAlpine founded his thirty-five-year-old firm in Montgomery, Alabama, now with additional locations in New York, Atlanta, and Nashville. McAlpine works in partnership with architects Greg Tankersley, Chris Tippett, John Sease, and David Baker, and interior designers Susan Ferrier and Ray Booth. The firm’s portfolio includes residential buildings throughout the United States, as well as Mexico and the Caribbean. Their work is regularly featured in shelter magazines. Susan Sully is a renowned architecture expert who has authored numerous books, including Bobby McAlpine’s The Home Within Us. Read more

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Nora Murphy's Country House Style: Making your Home a Country House

Pdf Home Nora Murphy's Country House Style: Making your Home a Country House

Pdf:Nora Murphy's Country House Style: Making your Home a Country House.Review 'For award-winning blogger and decor pro Murphy, country is no mere place—it's a state of mind. . . . she defines the universal elements of the relaxed but refined style, sharing her approach to creating a countrified home.' (Classic Home) Read more About the Author Nora Murphy studied interior design at FIT and worked for many years at Ethan Allen, rising to executive vice president of style and advertising. She left in 2011 to launch Nora Murphy Country House. Read more

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The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes

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Pdf:The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes.Review 'Justina's style is so warm and colorful. She makes much more than moments. She makes life feel bright and hopeful. All her plants and pallets and prints are put together in ways that are beyond stylish. It is art.  It makes you want to live in her worlds.' (Drew Barrymore actress, author)“An indispensable manual to living in a home that's pretty, restful, groovy and 100% you. This is my spirit book! Finally a book that offers specific, helpful ways to make a home feel original, beautiful and, most importantly, like a haven for its homeowner. Plus: crystals!!' (Sophie Donelson Editor in Chief, House Beautiful)'Justina is a magical human who really understands how to live well and create a space you love.  Not only is this book an excellent read, it also feels like you're having a straight up convo with Justina about how to make your space cooler, original and more inspiring. Very good vibes.” (Jessica Romm Perez Editor in Chief, Domino)'Justina's just published new book The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes is full of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home '  (Washington Post)'With Ms. Blakeney as guide, princes, plumbers and poets alike can readily replicate the charm and ease of these featured interiors—from tiny urban studios to suburban domiciles to rustic retreats.'  (Wall Street Journal)'It’s as vibrant, rule-breaking and out the box as she showed in her first book, “The New Bohemians,” which explored bohemian style across the globe and became a New York Times best-seller. Now, Blakeney has written “The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes” (Abrams, $27.50). Blakeney offers tips on how to make bohemian style your own, from rearranging what you have to painting. It’s part book, part yoga lesson as Blakeney walks readers through finding clarity, flow, growth and harmony in our homes. In the end, it’s about creating a space that reflects you, she writes. ' (The Detroit News)'If plant packed boho spaces are your thing, then you probably already follow in the footsteps of Justina Blakeney, The Jungalow founder whose first book, The New Bohemians, is a staple on design lovers' coffee tables everywhere. Now, her latest tome, published this week, teaches you how to not just decorate your home, but how to make it feel good.' (Apartment Therapy)'Justina Blakeney’s bohemian-inspired style is evident page after page. Bursts of color and jungle influences are splashed across the pages, as she encourages readers to think about rooms in a different way and bring positive energy to their homes. Blakeney shares her tips on rearranging, painting and planting with the goal of finding a “spirit environment.” (Editor At Large) Read more About the Author Founder of the award-winning blog TheJungalow.com and author of the New York Times bestselling book The New Bohemians, designer and artist Justina Blakeney is the go-to source for bohemian design inspiration. Her eponymous lifestyle brand, Justina Blakeney Home, includes home furnishings and accessories with: Loloi, Hygge & West, Selamat, Jonathan Louis, Valdese Weavers, Studio Oh!, Wedding Paper Divas, and Peking Handicraft. Blakeney lives in Los Angeles.   Read more

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Enduring Southern Homes

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Pdf:Enduring Southern Homes.Inspiration for updating timeless interiors from a 20-year veteran of Southern decorating. People who embrace traditional interior style are people who love heritage and story. As a professional decorator, Eric Ross has been upholding centuries-old design concepts while injecting fresh colors and fabrics into the mix for more than twenty years. A native of Kentucky, he now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. His Southern approach to traditional decorating includes a little bit of French country, a lot of Southern hospitality, and spills over into his lifestyle and entertaining prose. In Enduring Southern Homes, Eric Ross showcases some of his most beautiful projects and gives tips on how to create your very own enduring home, regardless of where you live. Eric Ross is a seasoned interior designer with over 20 years of design experience. His work has been published in Traditional Home, Southern Style, Southern Lady, The Cottage Journal and many other publications, and his passion is to fan the flame of the traditional decorating and deeply southern aesthetics. He lives in Nashville, Tennesee. Evin Krehbiel has been a professional photographer for over 12 years in Nashville. Her work has been published in Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style (by Courtney Whitmore, Gibbs Smith) and magazines. She lives in Franklin, Tennesee.

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Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

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Pdf:Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave.In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, Homebody gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to blend the looks you're drawn to in order to create spaces that feel distinctly yours. A design template at the end of the book offers a step-by-step guide to planning and sketching out your own design plans. The insight shared in Homebody will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces you never want to leave.

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Design Thread

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Pdf:Design Thread.About the Author Award-winning interior designer Kit Kemp is known for her stylish and witty interiors. With her husband, Tim, she owns Firmdale, a group of luxury hotels in London and New York, including the Whitby Hotel, which opened in New York in 2017. She has collaborated with Anthropologie, Wedgwood dinnerware, Chelsea Textiles, Christopher Farr, and more to produce a range of products. Read more

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Nancy Braithwaite: Simplicity

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Pdf:Nancy Braithwaite: Simplicity.Review A New York Times Best Seller!“…interior designer Nancy Braithwaite’s first book Simplicity is a striking tutorial in the power of simplicity in design. Divided into five sections, the book begins with her manifesto on simplicity and the aspects of design used to achieve it…she presents several houses as case studies, displaying the power of these principles in action and emphasizing the importance of craftsmanship in design…” –Editor at Large“…guaranteed to inspire just about every corner of your life. Seeing the luxurious restraint of a room designed by Nancy Braithwaite is enough to make even a maximalist consider paring down. It’s no wonder her first book is one the design world has been breathlessly awaiting for years. Readers can delve deep into her guiding principles of simplicity with a particular focus on craftsmanship in design, or just flip through the images and drool.” –One King’s Lane  “…Simplicity features page after glorious page of her stunning work, with a diverse showcase of homes— classic to contemporary—beautifully photographed.“ —Southern Seasons   “Required for fall reading” –Veranda “…a stunning assemblage of rooms created with extraordinary form, color and shape.” –Papercity“The 296-page book is filled to the brim with breathtaking images of both interior and exterior spaces, but it also provides a thought-provoking narrative that helps readers understand the principles that work together to pack a powerful visual punch…this is a book that will not only look beautiful on the coffee table but also will provide hours of serious contemplation…” –Indulge Magazine“She’s a minimalist designer, but Nancy’s work is far from sterile. Her iconic and distinctive taste is beautifully mapped out on 295 pages with peeks and insights into her rules of design and architecture. We love that dotted cover too.” –Southern Living   “Positively elegant in every way” –Bask“The 296-page book is filled to the brim with breathtaking images of both interior and exterior spaces, but it also provides a thought-provoking narrative that helps readers understand the principles that work together to pack a powerful visual punch… this is a book that will not only look beautiful on the coffee table but also will provide hours of serious contemplation about architecture and composition, as well as color, pattern and texture and the incorporation of art and crafts.” –Star-Telegram Read more About the Author Nancy Braithwaite started her acclaimed Atlanta interior design firm in 1969. Over her forty-plus-year career, her work has graced the pages of numerous shelter magazines. Dara Caponigro is the former editor-in-chief of Veranda and the founding editor of Domino. Read more

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Houses: Atelier AM

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Pdf:Houses: Atelier AM.About the Author Alexandra and Michael Misczynski are the team behind the renowned Los Angeles-based design firm Atelier AM. They have been on Architectural Digest's AD100 list since 2012. François Halard is an acclaimed photographer who contributes to numerous lifestyle periodicals, including AD and Cabana. Mayer Rus is the Architectural Digest West Coast editor. Read more

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Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating

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Pdf:Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating.Review “In her first book, famed DC-based interior designer and blogger of Pure Style Home brings readers back to the basics by breaking down room essentials (color, texture, lighting) and incorporating natural components into the home (cue backyard greenery). Stunningly simple, this field guide is a survival book for any budding decorator.” (USA Today) “In her new book Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.” (Country Living)“Lauren Liess’s Habitat has tons of tips, advice and sources. . . . Simple vignettes throughout inspire me to simplify and add more vintage and antique items to my house. This will be one I reference for a long time!” (Elements of Style)“Liess proves an ability to mix natural elements composed of stone and wood with decidedly modern and vintage items (some of which can be rather eccentric). Figuring into many of the interiors we see in the book are some of Liess’s textile patterns, the sources for which often originate with wildflowers and other foliage. Liess is as methodical in her design work as she is in the organization of the book.” (MILIEU magazine)“If you’re a nature lover, this book by interior designer and Pure Style Home blogger Lauren Liess may be a fall read to add to your list. Habitat looks at incorporating natural textures such as wood into your decorating scheme, along with florals, nature inspired textiles and vintage décor.” (Real Style Network)“Liess’s design approach is family and pet friendly, with an earthy neutral palette and an eclectic touch. Design is always personal, but no matter your design style, Habitat is a comprehensive guide to her step-by-step design process and decision making.” (Portobello Design blog)“Rich with thoughtful advice on how to create livable, comfortable rooms that bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.” (Garden & Gun) Read more About the Author Lauren Liess is a decorator, textile designer, and founder of the popular design blog Pure Style Home. She lives in Northern Virginia. Read more

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Thomas O'Brien: Library House

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Pdf:Thomas O'Brien: Library House.About the Author Thomas O’Brien is an interior and home furnishings designer based in New York City. He is the founder and president of Aero Studios, one of America’s most respected design firms, and is the author of American Modern and Aero. Read more

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domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home (DOMINO Books)

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Pdf:domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home (DOMINO Books).Review 'A long-awaited follow up to that ultimate design tome.' (People.com)'The book shows how to use art, seating, lighting, textiles, and more to personalize a space and truly make it unique.' (Washington Post)'You know how your boyfriend gets a new shirt or pair of pants and suddenly he’s cool to you again? Your home is like that boyfriend. And with inspiration from some of the latest high-profile designers’ books – additions like a round mirror, removable wallpaper, and more – you can do a little makeover that will add the heat back to your home affair.' (Rue La La)'Full of beautiful images...inspirational and educational.' (Detroit News)'Devoted fans of Domino magazine and design novices alike will devour the shelter publication’s just-released book…The book empowers readers to find their own style.' (Boston Globe) Read more

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The New Glamour: Interiors with Star Quality

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Pdf:The New Glamour: Interiors with Star Quality.About the Author Internationally celebrated interior designer Jeff Andrews creates sophisticated yet livable interiors for families and celebrities alike. His work has been featured in top shelter magazines around the globe, including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Veranda, and House Beautiful. Jeff has a furniture line with A. Rudin, a wallpaper line with Astek Wallcoverings, a wood surfaces collaboration with Jamie Beckwith, and a rug collection with Mansour. He has received numerous awards from California Home + Design for his work, as well as the Hue Award from Benjamin Moore. Kaley Cuoco is an American actress who stars on The Big Bang Theory as well as the founder of Yes, Norman Productions. Read more

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Wild at Home: How to style and care for beautiful plants

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Pdf:Wild at Home: How to style and care for beautiful plants.Review We work with Hilton because he's both a plant stylist and an incredible plant-care wizard. hilton doesn't just teach you how to get your plants to thrive–he teaches you how to bond with them. (Apartment Therapy) Read more Book Description Make your home a healthier and more beautiful place to be with Hilton Carter’s inspirational ideas. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves

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Pdf:Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves.Review 'Styled is packed with practical advice for any design enthusiast, whether a space needs a few finishing touches or a complete overhaul.' -Architectural Digest'Interior designer Emily Henderson is a genius when it comes to styling. Her new book, Styled, is filled with tips for making rooms look beautiful and feel cozy.' -Joanna Goddard, Cup of Jo'Everyone's favorite design doyenne, HGTV's Emily Henderson shows you how to think like a stylist in your own home, offering tips on how to edit down your collection of stuff, arrange a perfect vignette, and find new uses for old things—all without breaking the bank. Start with her home style quiz, then get to work.' -Lonny'Styled takes rooms and vignettes that could seem hopelessly enigmatic and breaks them down, bit by bit, to give readers ideas and explanations and the tools to recreate or even just understand why something is placed the way it is and why it works. [Emily] is funny and informal, chatty and, perhaps most importantly, she is accessible. The lady’s got a an eye.' -Justina Blakeney, author of The New Bohemians'Styled is full of inspiration and advice for getting that magazine-ready look in your own home.' -Apartment Therapy'Your personal stylist is in the building. The HGTV darling and blog queen dishes out 10 easy style steps to update your space into something smart and savvy but ultimately still you. And with 1,000 unique decorating ideas, your home will be ready for its close-up.' -USA Today'Styled will help you edit your home and find your inner stylist.' -Good Housekeeping'Henderson, HGTV Design Star winner, offers her tips for making the rooms in your home look like the ones in magazines. You can have all the right colors, furniture and organization, but without a few styling tips, it may still fall flat. First Henderson helps you figure out your style (are you seventies or traditional? Modern glam or bohemian?) then after hipping you to a few industry terms, she takes you through 10 easy steps to transform your rooms. A final room-by-room guide helps you find style secrets that work with each space.' -The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Read more About the Author Emily Henderson is a stylist, interior designer, TV host, and Editor in Chief of the daily website Style Emily Henderson, which Apartment Therapy named the Best Home Design & Inspiration Blog of 2014. Her work has been featured in InStyle, House Beautiful, and domino. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and daughter. Read more

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The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (TED Books)

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Pdf:The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (TED Books).About the Author Marc Kushner is a practicing architect who splits his time between designing buildings at HWKN, the architecture firm he cofounded, and amassing the world’s architecture on the website he runs, Architizer.com. Both have the same mission: to reconnect the public with architecture. Kushner’s core belief is that architecture touches everyone—and everyone is a fan of architecture—even if they don’t know it yet. New forms of media empower people to shape the built environment, and that means better buildings that make better cities that make a better world. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings Introduction This book wants you to ask more from architecture. You live in a house, you work in an office, you send your kids to a school. These places aren’t just the backdrop to your life, they shape your life—they define who you see, what you see, and how you see it. Architecture impacts how you feel every day, which isn’t surprising considering how much time we all spend inside buildings. The average American, for example, spends 90 percent of their time indoors, yet so many of our buildings leave us without natural light, shelter us with low ceilings, and ignore our personal, social, and environmental needs. It doesn’t have to be like this. We can control this powerful force—we just have to start asking more from our buildings. This architectural revolution is already upon us. The average person is more comfortable having an opinion about architecture today than ever before, mostly due to the dialogue enabled by social media. The world’s 1.75 billion smartphones are fundamentally changing the way architecture is consumed, turning everyone into an architectural photographer. Photographs shared on social media liberate buildings from their geographic locations, enabling a new level of public engagement. We experience architecture today with an unprecedented immediacy, creating fodder for a global conversation about buildings and their impact. This communications revolution is making us all comfortable critiquing the built environment around us, even if that criticism is just “OMG I luv this!” or “This place gives me the creeps.” This feedback is removing architecture from the exclusive purview of experts and critics and putting power into the hands of the people who matter: everyday users. We have started “liking” and hating places out loud. Architects can hear us in real time, which has empowered (and sometimes even forced) them to pursue new ideas—to create solutions that respond to today’s most pressing social and environmental issues. In this new world, one in which people are asking more from their buildings, architects are no longer bound by any single style at any single time. People don’t want their town library in Seattle to look the same as their grandmother’s library in New Jersey. Even architectural historians don’t know exactly what is going on right now because everything is changing so fast. In fact, they will never know what is going on again, because the future of architecture is a frenetic whirlwind of experimentation and a reevaluation of long-accepted habits. This book considers the public to be a partner in architecture. The questions we can ask of buildings, and of architects, will create a new future—one that will look a lot different than the world we know today. Some of the questions this book poses may seem silly: What if a cow built your house? Can we swim in poop? Can we live on the moon? But two hundred years ago it was wild to ask, Will I live in the sky? Or, Will I need a sweater in the summer? Now that elevators and air conditioning enable us to live in the clouds and freeze in a heat wave, we must ask harder, more imaginative questions. Architects have the know-how to design buildings that are greener, smarter, and friendlier—and now the public is a partner in this ambition. In one hundred examples, this book is a primer on how you and I and the entire world can ask for good architecture. Read more

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Instant Wall Art - Butterfly Botanical Prints: 45 Ready-to-Frame Vintage Illustrations for Your Home Décor

Pdf Home Instant Wall Art - Butterfly Botanical Prints: 45 Ready-to-Frame Vintage Illustrations for Your Home Décor

Pdf:Instant Wall Art - Butterfly Botanical Prints: 45 Ready-to-Frame Vintage Illustrations for Your Home Décor.About the Author Adams Media provides helpful, funny, and inspiring books on a wide variety of topics, so no matter who you are, we’ve got you covered. Our editors are just like you—living, loving, and learning every day. Our personal experiences and expertise in our given book categories allow us to bring you some of the best content on the market—from parenting to relationships, to the paranormal, cooking, and humor—we cover what you care about. Read more

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Cricut Cutting: The Ultimate Cricut Book Collection V2 & 3 (How to Master Your Cricut Machine)

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Pdf:Cricut Cutting: The Ultimate Cricut Book Collection V2 & 3 (How to Master Your Cricut Machine).From the Author Check out Coloring Crafts by Maryann GillespieLearn how to color for beginners & experts alike. Color like an artist with tips and advancedcoloring techniques that make your pages pop! Transform coloring booksinto works of art. Plus 175 fun family craft projects for colorists of all ages. Read more

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The Art Of Japanese Joinery

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Pdf:The Art Of Japanese Joinery.Language Notes Text: English, Japanese (translation) Read more About the Author Kiyosi Seike, Professor of Architecture at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, is also an active architect both in Japan and abroad. He has published numerous books and articles on architecture in both Japanese and English. Read more

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Learn to Burn: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in Pyrography (Fox Chapel Publishing) Easily Create Beautiful Art & Gifts with 14 Step-by-Step Projects, How-to Photos, and 50 Bonus Patterns

Pdf Home Learn to Burn: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in Pyrography (Fox Chapel Publishing) Easily Create Beautiful Art & Gifts with 14 Step-by-Step Projects, How-to Photos, and 50 Bonus Patterns

Pdf:Learn to Burn: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in Pyrography (Fox Chapel Publishing) Easily Create Beautiful Art & Gifts with 14 Step-by-Step Projects, How-to Photos, and 50 Bonus Patterns.From the Back Cover Discover the Decorative Craft of WoodburningAward-winning artist Simon Easton shows how to 'write with fire' in this easy-to-learn introduction to the art of pyrography. Easton guides you through the basics of woodburning, from purchasing tools and materials to setup and safety. He explains how to master all of the essential techniques of the craft, from making simple marks to texturing, lettering, shading, and finishing.Learn to Burn offers 14 step-by-step projects for making decorative gifts—from coasters and picture frames to bangles, decorative plates, and door hangers—illustrated with clear how-to photographs. Each project can be completed using simple ready-made materials, readily found at your local craft store.Create beautiful art using ready-made materials found at your local craft store14 step-by-step projects—appropriate for every skill levelEasy exercises introduce basic concepts for beginnersLearn expert techniques for texturing, lettering, shading, and finishingMake memorable decorative gifts for friends and family Read more About the Author Simon Easton earned a BA (Hons) degree at Manchester Metropolitan University where he studied woodturning, silversmithing, and pewterware. His pewter napkin ring set was one of the MMU winners of the Pewter Live 1999 competition, and was displayed at Pewterers' Hall in London. He has won both a Precious Metals Bursary and a Grant from the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in order to produce design concepts that he had developed. The common theme in Simon's work was a decorative and textural feel, often rich in embellishment or pattern. Read more

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Woodburning Project & Pattern Treasury: Create Your Own Pyrography Art with 75 Mix-and-Match Designs (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions for Both Beginners and Advanced Woodburners

Pdf Home Woodburning Project & Pattern Treasury: Create Your Own Pyrography Art with 75 Mix-and-Match Designs (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions for Both Beginners and Advanced Woodburners

Pdf:Woodburning Project & Pattern Treasury: Create Your Own Pyrography Art with 75 Mix-and-Match Designs (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions for Both Beginners and Advanced Woodburners.Review the author introduces what five tips she recommends, how to create a variety of dimension, shade and texture with your woodburner and how to develop your drawing skills, and close-up instruction on lettering. The book also includes border patterns and images in themes including harvest, arbor, seaside, floral and more.Wood burning?drawing a design on wood with a special tool?can produce stunning works of art. Pompano, an artist whose love of nature drew her to wood burning, guides novices through basic tools and techniques, including selecting the appropriate materials and designing distinctive artworks. Much of the book is devoted to projects, including several beginner projects designed to introduce basic concepts, as well as a pattern treasury featuring mix-and-match elements and fully realized projects. VERDICT Pompano's expertise combined with the comprehensive information and wide variety of projects make this a fine addition to library collections.From the simple beauty of a single oak leaf, to an elaborate portrait of nature, the patterns in this book are beyond compare. You'll find techniques for getting started in woodburning and how to develop your pyrography skills. The heart of this book is a treasure trove of patterns: individual elements, borders, and central images which can be mixed and matched to create personal works of art. Or, you can refer to the authors complete compositions which weave poems and verse with imagery. Pattern themes cover a wide spectrum including harvest, arbor, birds and other wildlife, seaside, clipper ship, teatime, Native American, garden, floral, lighthouse, and much more.I have wanted to try this lost art for quite some time but other books have been a bit daunting or too simplistic. This one was different. It lead me through the craft step by step, from chosing the tools (I had no idea that there even was a choice) the wood and the patterns. I now know how to transfer designs of my own making, create lettering and add color to the finished product. The artist led me through each project through words and amazing pictures of her work. I can't wait to make a sampler quilt as I learn the craft. Read more From the Back Cover Thousands of Woodburning Design Possibilities at Your FingertipsWith a treasure trove of patterns to select from—individual elements, borders, and central images—Woodburning Project & Pattern Treasury allows you to mix and match pieces to create an infinite number of personal works of art. Deborah Pompano takes you on a creative journey through the process of using basic drawing concepts and applying them to the design and pattern of a piece before you pick up a woodburning tool. Her infectious passion for art and woodburning is evident in her gentle instructional manner as she guides you through setting up your workspace, choosing your tools, and finding inspiration for your work.Drawing on nature and poetry for her own inspiration, Pompano makes woodburning easy to learn, fun, and rewarding. You will be amazed at how rapidly your abilities grow and improve with just a small investment of time, patience, and practice. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill Levels (Fox Chapel Publishing) 30 Original, Traceable Patterns and Step-by-Step Instructions from Lora S. Irish

Pdf Home Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill Levels (Fox Chapel Publishing) 30 Original, Traceable Patterns and Step-by-Step Instructions from Lora S. Irish

Pdf:Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill Levels (Fox Chapel Publishing) 30 Original, Traceable Patterns and Step-by-Step Instructions from Lora S. Irish.From the Back Cover Learn to Burn If you want to experience the joy of creating stunning pyrography art, all you need is an inexpensive woodburning tool and the Great Book of Woodburning. In this fully illustrated, 200-page guide, nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish shares her expertise and reveals her secrets for crafting beautiful burned images from any drawing, pattern, or photograph. In no time, you'll be doing everything from shading to composition as you adorn furniture, jewelry, ornaments, greeting cards, and much, much more. In the Great Book of Woodburning, you'll discover: Skill-building exercises to help you master temperature, stroke, texture, and layering Step-by-step instructions and 30 patterns for beginning, intermediate, and advanced pyrographers Methods to help you judge the depth of color or tonal value for each area of your design Read more About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines. Read more

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The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details

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Pdf:The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details.Review 'Chock-full of inspiring interiors—and mini-guides to understanding the most fundamental elements of a great room. From the history of wallpaper to the evolution of a frame, The Finer Things breaks down furniture, textiles and details—and how to incorporate them—to show how good design is truly the sum of its parts. It’s probably a perfect housewarming gift, if such a thing exists.' —The New York TimesChristiane Lemieux is an absolute authority on great design. [The Finer Things] is a must-have for any design-loving library. (And boy, does it look good on a coffee table.)' —Rue Magazine Read more About the Author Named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, CHRISTIANE LEMIEUX is founder of the lifestyle brand LEMIEUX et CIE. In 1999, Lemieux founded DwellStudio, which was purchased in 2013 by Wayfair, the world’s largest online home furnishings retailer. Lemieux is the author of Undecorate, which published to critical acclaim, and a judge on Ellen’s Design Challenge. A graduate of Parsons School of Design and Queen’s University in Canada, she resides in New York with her husband and two children. Read more

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Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Fox Chapel Publishing) Skill-Building Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns with Temperature, Time, Texture & Layering Advice from Lora Irish

Pdf Home Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Fox Chapel Publishing) Skill-Building Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns with Temperature, Time, Texture & Layering Advice from Lora Irish

Pdf:Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Fox Chapel Publishing) Skill-Building Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns with Temperature, Time, Texture & Layering Advice from Lora Irish.From the Back Cover Woodburning Made EasyPyrography can enhance any project with lovely varieties of tone and texture. If you've ever wanted to take up this creative craft, Pyrography Basics will get you started. All you need is an inexpensive woodburning tool to begin adorning wood, gourds, leather, paper and more with beautifully burned images and patterns.Nationally recognized pyrography artist Lora S. Irish makes it easy by walking you through all the basics of materials, tools, and techniques. You'll learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence. Step-by-step practice exercises will teach you how to use temperature, time, layering, and texturing to create artistic tonal values. You'll soon master everything from shading to composition, as you apply pyrography to furniture, carvings, jewelry, ornaments, greeting cards, and much, much more.In Pyrography Basics, you'll discover:6 skill-building projects that help you master essential techniquesStep-by-step instructions and patterns for the beginning woodburner3 basic pyrography pen tips for writing, shading and detailingUsing temperature, time, texture and layering to create artistic tonal valuesHow to use a practice board to ensure the best burn for your project Read more About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines. Read more

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Black and White (and a Bit in Between): Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections

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Pdf:Black and White (and a Bit in Between): Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections.Review “Hardcover eye candy….Highly compelling spaces that provide evidence of [Kemble’s] theory that ‘boundaries provide freedom.’” –The Dallas Morning News “In visits to more than 75 homes, Kemble reveals that this classic, timeless pairing is anything but limiting.” –San Francisco Chronicle, a Fall Home Décor book favorite“Ms. Kemble's philosophy – and it's a brilliant one – is that maintaining a hard line with her recommended palette of black and white is not limiting in the least. It's actually liberating.…Through more than 350 photographs, Ms. Kemble takes readers inside jaw-dropping houses….The book does such a good job of shining light on the art of interior decorating, some readers may feel emboldened to forge ahead on their own, without a moment of hesitation.” –The Globe & Mail Read more About the Author CELERIE KEMBLE is a principal in Kemble Interiors, a design firm cofounded by her mother, Mimi McMakin. Celerie has been featured in almost every major design magazine and has been listed for more than ten years in House Beautiful’s annual “Top Designers” list. She was chosen by Elle Decor as a top female designer in their first “Women in Design” issue. In 2010 she was selected by Benjamin Moore to appear as a home design expert in a national advertising campaign and she has been featured by J.Crew as a trendsetter and tastemaker. Read more

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Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects: A Beginner's Guide to Burning by Layer for Beautiful Results (Fox Chapel Publishing) Woodburning Textured, Lifelike Scenes in Layers, with Lora S. Irish

Pdf Home Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects: A Beginner's Guide to Burning by Layer for Beautiful Results (Fox Chapel Publishing) Woodburning Textured, Lifelike Scenes in Layers, with Lora S. Irish

Pdf:Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects: A Beginner's Guide to Burning by Layer for Beautiful Results (Fox Chapel Publishing) Woodburning Textured, Lifelike Scenes in Layers, with Lora S. Irish.From the Back Cover Create Beautiful Landscape PyrographyLearning pyrography has never been easier with this comprehensive guide. Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish reveals her easy-to-learn methods for working in layers to obtain stunning results. Lora introduces you to many different aspects of burning, and guides you through small practice patterns so you can discover and apply all the techniques. Learn about pen tips, temperature settings, fill patterns, and everything else you need to burn interesting, textured, lifelike landscapes.'It may take practice to get as good as Irish...but it will surely be worth it'—BRISTOL HERALD COURIER'There doesn't seem to be a medium that Lora Irish hasn't mastered... She's literally written the book on pyrography'—PYROGRAPHY ONLINE'Lora S. Irish... covers the spectrum of anything you might imagine burning onto wood'—CARVERTOOLS.COM'Lora's many pattern books have inspired countless carvers over the years, myself included... (she) influences many aspiring artists and craftsmen'—SHAWN CIPA, AUTHOR OF CARVING FANTASY & LEGEND FIGURES IN WOODInside Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects you'll find:Complete guide to supplies, burning units, pen tips, pyrography media, safety, and more.How to create practice boards for pen tip strokes, texture fills, landscape features, and architectural elements.Four complete practice projects for a wide range of pyro techniques and effects.Step-by-step project for a rustic Mail Pouch Tobacco-style barn.Dozens of ready-to-use patterns for landscape scenes, with finished examples. Read more About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines. Read more

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The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well

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Pdf:The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well.Review Deborah Needleman is a terrific editor--of words, and now, of rooms and living spaces. In her very readable book, The Perfectly Imperfect Home, the author offers her advice and expertise on a very important subject--how to make your house your home. She includes succinct advice from the great decorators, sage commentary on what to keep and what to throw away, and valuable rules for what to add to a room to make it exactly right--for you and your family. -Martha Stewart I used to think that my taste was so irredeemable and so rooted in some kind of male, post-college, National Football League time warp--I own a green velour couch!--that no one, not even Deborah Needleman, could help me. I was wrong. -Malcolm GladwellBeautiful in a similar way is Deborah Needleman’s PERFECTLY IMPERFECT HOME: HOW TO DECORATE & LIVE WELL (Clarkson Potter, $30), with Kalman-like illustrations by Virginia Johnson. Ms. Needleman, the editor in chief of WSJ Magazine and the founding editor of Domino magazine, has a terrific eye and a dry sense of humor. This is a decorating book for how we live today, and it’s for the 99 percent as well as for the swells. Chapter titles include: “Places for Chatting,” “Cozifications,” “A Bit of Quirk” and “Spots for Books, Drinks, & Feet.” This has the feel of a minor classic, and aren’t the minor classics so often better than the major ones? -Dwight Garner, New York Times Holiday Gift Guide Read more About the Author Deborah Needleman is the editor in chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine and creator of the Off Duty section of The Wall Street Journal. She was the founding editor in chief of domino magazine and co-author of domino: the book of decorating. She grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and attended George Washington University. She now lives in Manhattan with her husband, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg, and their two children.Virginia Johnson was born in Toronto and attended Parsons School of Design before returning to her hometown, where she now lives with her husband and two children. Her illustrations have appeared in books by Kate Spade and on textiles carried in more than 100 stores, including Barneys, Liberty of London, and Net-A-Porter. Read more

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Adult Coloring Book: Nice Little Town (Volume 1)

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Pdf:Adult Coloring Book: Nice Little Town (Volume 1).About the Author Hi! My name is Tatiana and I'm painter :) Thank you so much that you are choosing my books in spite of many other books present on market. I really appreciate this. Every time I start new project I think about how to make my book more interesting. And I can't do this without you. To do that I need to have your feedbacks. Communication with you is very very important for creation process. With your feedbacks you give me new ideas and inspiration for new books that become better and more interesting. Sincerely yours, Tatiana. Our group in facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280996941971412/ Please, look at other books of author on page: http://amazon.com/author/bogemasky Read more

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Bunny Williams' Point of View

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Pdf:Bunny Williams' Point of View.About the Author BUNNY WILLIAMS, a world-renowned interior designer and garden expert with her own Manhattan-based company, is the author of Stewart, Tabori and ChangÂ’s An Affair with a House. Her work is regularly featured in such publications as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House & Garden, the New York Times, and Town & Country. With her husband, antiques dealer John Roselli, she owns Treillage Ltd., a home and garden decor shop in New York City. They live in Manhattan and Connecticut. Read more

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Victorian Architectural Details: Designs for Over 700 Stairs, Mantels, Doors, Windows, Cornices, Porches, and Other Decorative Elements (Dover Architecture)

Pdf Home Victorian Architectural Details: Designs for Over 700 Stairs, Mantels, Doors, Windows, Cornices, Porches, and Other Decorative Elements (Dover Architecture)

Pdf:Victorian Architectural Details: Designs for Over 700 Stairs, Mantels, Doors, Windows, Cornices, Porches, and Other Decorative Elements (Dover Architecture).Originally published over 130 years ago by one of America's leading architectural firms, this volume provided prospective homeowners and other customers with a wide range of design alternatives. While the collection includes elevations and floor plans for a variety of handsome, private residences and commercial structures, the emphasis is on architectural details — from cornices, dormer windows and piazzas, to balconies, fireplace mantels, and gable ornaments. A delight for anyone who appreciates the charm of Victorian architecture.

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Handyman: We Show You How

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Pdf:Handyman: We Show You How.Installing a deck in the backyard is one of the best ways to upgrade your home for summer entertaining.Decks are a versatile landscapingsolution for almost any space, helpingto create a connection between indoorsand outside and providing the perfectplace to relax in the warm weather.They can also be used to transformsloping sites, improve pool areas andcreate outdoor rooms.Designed and built right, a deckis a smart investment that will addvalue to your home.This month, top outdoor designersand architects reveal their expertsecrets for creating a stunning deckin any outdoor area. Get inspired bytheir incredible designs, on page 20.For the DIYers, we explain whatyou need to know when refinishingdecking boards, on page 42, and thebest deck fasteners to use, on page 56.Plus, project editor Adam explainshow to build a deck using modernmaterials and techniques, on page 34.

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Hollywood Interiors: Style and Design in Los Angeles

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Pdf:Hollywood Interiors: Style and Design in Los Angeles.Review “It was love at first white-stucco wall when Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons and partner Todd Spiewak walked into this 1922 Spanish-Moorish revival in Los Angeles, designed by Stiles O. Clements, the architect of the city’s El Capitan Theatre. Seeking décor that honored the house’s character, especially those ceilings, the pair chose Steven Johanknecht, a painter and student of art history who is a co-founder of L.A. design firm Commune. The designer’s answer: Look at the home as an artwork itself, and choose furnishings whose textures, shapes and colors align with the house. The result, featured in Anthony Iannacci’s book Hollywood Interiors: Style and Design in Los Angeles, is an artistic but livable oasis for the owners and their two dogs.”—The Wall Street Journal“Over the last decade, Los Angeles has become known as a hub for great design, thanks in part to the industry that drives its culture and distinguishes it from every other city: Hollywood. In his new book, Hollywood Interiors, art critic and architecture historian Anthony Iannacci sets out to illustrate some of the most interesting interior design being done by L.A.–based decorators, discussing some of the conditions that have fostered the city’s current aesthetic.”—Architectural Digest Read more About the Author After studying art and architecture at the Cooper Union in New York City, Anthony Iannacci moved to Milan, where he established himself as an art critic, journalist, and curator. During his eleven-year tenure there, he was published regularly in Artforum, Artscribe, and Vogue Italia. He also orchestrated exhibitions across Northern Italy and consulted with collectors and dealers on American artists. Upon returning to New York, Iannacci dedicated his professional efforts to publishing volumes on architects and designers; he founded Edizioni Press, and, later, Architecture/Interiors Press in Los Angeles. He currently edits and art directs books on design, interior design, and architecture. Read more

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Art Deco Interiors

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Pdf:Art Deco Interiors.From the Back Cover First published in Paris as Decoration Moderne dans l'Interieur, this rare 1935 portfolio of full-color plates reflects the influence of Art Deco modernism on architects and interior designers. Designs for every space include living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, offices, terraces, artists' studios, and other settings. Equally eye-catching are the lighting, chairs, tables, beds, bookcases, desks, accessories, and other furniture along with floor and wall treatments and additional elements of modernist interior design. Captions identify the creator of every design, and the book includes a translation of the original Introduction and a new Publisher's Note. This splendid collection of authentic, hard-to-find designs will provide a treasury of inspiration for architects, interior designers, and designers of furniture and accessories as well as collectors of authentic Art Deco material and students of design, architectural history, and popular culture.www.doverpublications.com Read more

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Bungalow Kitchens

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Pdf:Bungalow Kitchens.Review The text is conversational but thorough, the kitchens shown are stylish but not trendy this book is not just for bungalow owners. (Old House Journal 2000-01-01)A visit to the past and a picturesque guide to creating a historic look in your own kitchen, whether old or new. (Arizona Republic 2000-01-01)This book is more about being as authentic to early-20th-century styles as possible without compromising the basic requirements of a contemporary kitchen. (Fine Building 2000-01-01) Read more From the Inside Flap Contents Acknowledgments Introduction History of the Modern Kitchen Nuts and Bolts Eye Appeal Appliances Layout and Design Assessing Your Needs and Dealing with Profressionals Resources Bibliography Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Main Street Windows: A Complete Guide to Disney's Whimsical Tributes

Pdf Home Main Street Windows: A Complete Guide to Disney's Whimsical Tributes

Pdf:Main Street Windows: A Complete Guide to Disney's Whimsical Tributes.As you walk down Main Street, U.S.A., have you ever looked up and wondered what the names on the windows mean? Although the tradition of honoring people with a window has been around since Disneyland's opening day, there has never been a comprehensive list of them all....Until now. In this book, you'll find a complete guide to all of the whimsical tributes at every Magic Kingdom park throughout the world, complete with full color photos!“Documenting the history and stories of the Windows is important, and long overdue. I can't thank Jeff enough for bringing us the stories behind them.”Rolly Crump, Former Imagineer and Disney Legend“A big thanks to Jeff for putting together such a great guide to the Windows; not just for the stateside Parks, but for the international ones as well.”William "Sully" Sullivan, Former Vice President of The Magic Kingdom and Disney Legend

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Nina Campbell's Decorating Secrets: Easy Ways to Achieve the Professional Look

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Pdf:Nina Campbell's Decorating Secrets: Easy Ways to Achieve the Professional Look.Amazon.com Review 'A room may be crammed with hideous furniture, be painted in shrieking shapes or have the sort of patterned carpet that makes you feel giddy, but you have to rise above this and see only the structure that lies underneath,' says decorator Nina Campbell. In Nina Campbell's Decorating Secrets, the acclaimed British interior designer takes you through the most integral steps of home decorating, room by room. Nina Campbell's signature design is 'layering,' which means every element--the furniture, wall coverings, carpet, lighting, accessories--should complement each other and the overall scheme of the room. She starts with the hall, the first impression of your home, then moves into the drawing and sitting rooms, the dining room, the kitchen, the study and library, the bedrooms, and then the bathrooms. Campbell uses her own home and other posh London residences as her examples, but you may not have this many rooms, the wallet, or the will to acquire them; however, you can still come away with ideas for your own home. The style she prefers is lush, rich, and elegant but some may find a Campbell-decorated home overstuffed and ornate. Whether or not you're a fan of chintz, you can still find inspiration from her thoughtful process, her emphasis on harmony between function and aesthetics, and her insistence on a comfortable home in which you can have both private retreats and areas for entertaining. 'Your home is an extension of your personality,' she says, 'and it is this that you want to capture when putting your decorative scheme together.' --Dana Van Nest Read more From Booklist In Campbell's third decorating book, she makes her analysis room by room, reviewing different elements--and not just swatches and color--such as style, lighting, and focal points. Checklists accompanying each element ensure that the amateur decorator will remember the hidden questions, including budgets. The rest of the text is filled with examples of great comfort, showcasing rooms both large and small, from spotlighting an elegant hallway (a room in its own right) to a wonderfully sensual bathroom. Finishing touches are, as the last chapter's title, the ultimate ending, with wonderful visual depictions of cushions, throws, objets d'art, wall displays, and flowers, among others. Barbara JacobsCopyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Design Rules: The Insider's Guide to Becoming Your Own Decorator

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Pdf:Design Rules: The Insider's Guide to Becoming Your Own Decorator.From Booklist Ignore the sugars, honeys, and dollfaces you may find here, and avoid any sentence ending with an exclamation point. Once you look beyond the cutesy trying-too-hard-to-be- colloquial prose, New York City interior designer and magazine contributor Griffin does have decorating secrets and tips to share—and to use. Much of her knowledge is revealed through black-and-white illustrations, a better perspective on home realities than fancy four-color photographs. And much of the book’s value lies in the very pragmatic ideas and techniques promoted. Afraid of color? Remember that if the combination exists in nature, it’ll work in your home. To ensure that bathroom wallpaper endures (at least for a while), open the door (and window) right after a shower or bath. Looking for empty decorating space? Try over the headboard or beneath the hall table. Don’t let the book’s very traditional organization—by room—dissuade you from more than a glance; despite some seemingly arbitrary likes and dislikes (for instance, go to the big-box store for kitchen and bath design!), Griffin’s know-how will successfully populate any room in the house. --Barbara Jacobs Read more Review 'It's by far one of the best practical decorating guides to come down the pike.' -Jennifer Boles, Peak of Chic 'Elaine Griffin is the Diana Vreeland of decorating. Ignore her smart and stylish directives at your own risk! This book has the answers to so many seemingly simple decorating questions-- I love it!' -Kate Betts, editor of TIME Style & Design 'Creating one's own style at home can be daunting. Elaine Griffin demystifies the process with a smart and savvy, no-nonsense decorating primer. Translating the basics of chic design for the nonprofessional, she provides irresistible, foolproof tips that make sense for every taste, style and budget.' -Margaret Russell, editor in chief of Elle Decor '[A] great new book...I love Elaine's accessible writing style, a breath of fresh air in the often stuffy atmosphere of decorating. Thrilling!' -Temo Callahan, creative director, Studio Printworks 'Elaine nails it with her step-by-step, practical approach...Design Rules is a great tool and inspiration for all.' -Colin Cowie, designer and author of Colin Cowie Chic Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada (McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History)

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Pdf:The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada (McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History).Review 'Well researched, comprehensive, and impeccably documented, The Allied Arts recovers the history of public craft commissions and the contexts - both aesthetic and cultural - that have led to their dismissal and neglect in the history of art, within the art world, and amongst the general public.' Elissa Auther, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Colorado Read more About the Author Sandra Alfoldy is professor of craft history at NSCAD University and associate curator of Fine Craft at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Read more

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Islamic Geometric Design

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Pdf:Islamic Geometric Design.Review “A rich collection.” - Islamic Horizons“An exemplary and detailed practitioner account of Islamic pattern design. . . . the lush photographic images are accompanied by visualized formal analysis that gives the patterns conceptual depth. . . . Highly recommended.” - Choice“An extremely effective and thorough work on the geometric designs found throughout Islamic art and architecture and the process by which these designs were created. . . . Well written, well-thought-out, and extremely well-illustrated. Enthusiastically recommended.” - Library Journal“This visually stunning look conveys the beauty and complexity of Islamic patterns . . .” - Saudi Aramco World“A hybrid of coffee-table, informational, and how-to book.” - Protoview“Uniquely comprehensive. . . . Clearly written so that a total understanding of the material is possible for specialist and novice alike.” - American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences Read more About the Author Eric Broug is an author, educator, and designer, specializing in Islamic geometric design for over twenty-five years, and the founder of the School of Islamic Geometric Design. He gives workshops and lectures around the world. Read more

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Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical & Comprehensive with 300+ Color Photos and 40+ Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides

Pdf Home Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical & Comprehensive with 300+ Color Photos and 40+ Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides

Pdf:Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical & Comprehensive with 300+ Color Photos and 40+ Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides.From the Back Cover Take the Mystery out of Wood FinishingFor more than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings and teachings on wood finishing. Now, from this best-selling author comes the long-awaited and completely updated second edition of Understanding Wood Finishing—the most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.The first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and is widely regarded as the bible of wood finishing. 'We use Understanding Wood Finishing as the textbook for our students training to go into the furniture industry,' says David Miles, wood technology professor at Pittsburg State University. 'It's the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in print—by far.'Inside you will find:The latest technical updates on materials and techniques—from spray guns to French polishingDetailed instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the scienceMore than 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problemsMore than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting guidesWith its clear writing and engaging style, this is 'without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject,' notes Steve Shanesy, Popular Woodworking magazine editor.As professional finishers know and as amateurs will surely realize, 'finishing is easy once you know what you are doing,' says Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmaker. 'Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable.' Read more About the Author Before beginning his writing and teaching career, Bob Flexner spent 20 years running a woodworking and restoration shop. In addition to writing the first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing, Bob has made two award-winning videos, hosted The Furniture Workshop, his own call-in radio show, and taught several hundred workshops and seminars. In addition, he has written more than 300 articles and edited the leading magazine dedicated to the professional furniture-restoration trade. Read more

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Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical, Comprehensive Guide; Over 300 Color Photos and 40 Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides

Pdf Home Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical, Comprehensive Guide; Over 300 Color Photos and 40 Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides

Pdf:Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical, Comprehensive Guide; Over 300 Color Photos and 40 Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides.Review With its clear writing and engaging style, this is without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject. --Steve Shanesy, Popular Woodworking Magazine editorAs professional finishers know and as amateurs will surely realize, finishing is easy once you know what you are doing. Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable. --Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmakerWe use Understanding Wood Finishing as the textbook for our students training to go ionto the furniture industry. It's the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in print by far. --David Miles, wood technology professor at Pittsburg State University Read more From the Back Cover Take the Mystery out of Wood FinishingFor more than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings and teachings on wood finishing. Now, from this best-selling author comes the long-awaited and completely updated second edition of Understanding Wood Finishing—the most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.The first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and is widely regarded as the bible of wood finishing. 'We use Understanding Wood Finishing as the textbook for our students training to go into the furniture industry,' says David Miles, wood technology professor at Pittsburg State University. 'It's the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in print—by far.'Inside you will find:The latest technical updates on materials and techniques—from spray guns to French polishingDetailed instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the scienceMore than 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problemsMore than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting guidesWith its clear writing and engaging style, this is 'without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject,' notes Steve Shanesy, Popular Woodworking magazine editor.As professional finishers know and as amateurs will surely realize, 'finishing is easy once you know what you are doing,' says Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmaker. 'Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable.' Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Nina Campbell's Decorating Notebook: Insider Secrets and Decorating Ideas for Your Home

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Pdf:Nina Campbell's Decorating Notebook: Insider Secrets and Decorating Ideas for Your Home.From Publishers Weekly In her fourth book, longtime designer Campbell presents a stunningly elegant view into the decision-making process of a prominent interior decorator. Campbell details secrets of solving practical problems and shares cozy personal stories. Each chapter begins with an elegant photo essay of a redecorated space. A 'notebook' page follows with wonderful close-ups of the fabrics and textures used in room, as well as interesting ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos and informative notes explaining what the decorator had in mind. When necessary, floor plans have been included to demonstrate where architectural changes have been made. The direct and helpful writing style gives readers many tips: 'White china with a coat of arms is both grand and simple.' Yet, just when it seems this volume is aimed exclusively towards the upper echelon of decorators ('A room of this size demands several seating areas…'), the author suddenly tosses out universally useful information: 'A good tip for buying a rug, incidentally, is to look out for one that doesn’t have a central motif, as it will be less restrictive when you are arranging furniture.' Though at times the cost-saving tips liberally sprinkled throughout the text seem incongruous with the magnificent and stately homes pictured, Campbell wisely notes that 'few people want to start completely from scratch and there are often real budgetary constraints, even in very grand homes.' For readers tasked with redecorating their penthouse apartments or country homes, this is a ‘must have’ volume. Decorating enthusiasts will enjoy reading the text as well as studying the luxurious pictures, and anyone with a flair for decorating will find this volume fascinating midnight reading.Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more From Booklist Well-known British designer and author Campbell teams up with her photographer daughter in this personal view of her recent projects. Beginning with her own apartment, outfitted to accommodate a mother and adult child, Campbell features upscale interiors for a variety of residents: a refined bachelor, a retired couple, a single woman scaling down from a grand manor, the members of a private residential club. Throughout, Campbell describes her design choices in rooms that, in a few cases, were updates of her previous work. Campbell's personal voice and focus on detail work especially well on the scrapbook pages, which feature swatches of fabric and paint and include more specific hints for pulling design elements together. Campbell's aesthetic, at once cozy and grandly opulent, may not appeal to fans of sleek, contemporary, minimal design. But all readers will benefit from advice such as the 'Top 10 Decorating Principles' and Campbell's practical suggestions to reuse pieces whenever possible. A rich, useful resource. Gillian EngbergCopyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Trompe L'Oeil: Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery

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Pdf:Trompe L'Oeil: Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery.Review A definitive guide….A 'must' for any artist seeking inspiration. -- California Bookwatch Read more About the Author Martin Benad (with Ursula E. Benad) run the studio Atelier Benad for the creative use of color and wall decoration in Munich. They develop individual designs for private homes and businesses and offer regular seminars on color planning, wall decorating, and illusionary painting. Their previous books include Trompe L’Oeil Today and, in this series, Trompe L’Oeil Sky and Sea and Trompe L’Oeil Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery.Ursula E. Benad (with Martin Benad) run the studio Atelier Benad for the creative use of color and wall decoration in Munich. They develop individual designs for private homes and businesses and offer regular seminars on color planning, wall decorating, and illusionary painting. Their previous books include Trompe L’Oeil Today and, in this series, Trompe L’Oeil Sky and Sea and Trompe L’Oeil Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery. Read more

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Moroccan Interiors (Interiors (Taschen))

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Pdf:Moroccan Interiors (Interiors (Taschen)).Exploring contemporary interiors in the sun-soaked African nation of Morocco, this breathtaking volume takes readers into the restored palaces in the medinas of Marrakesh as well as humble fishermen's homes at Sisi Moussa d'Aglou. Flexi-cover. Read more

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Vienna 1900 Complete

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Pdf:Vienna 1900 Complete.About the Author Christian Brandstätter is the author of numerous books about Viennese art of the 20th century.Daniela Gregori studied Art History in Vienna and Hamburg. She is an author and journalist who works especially in the field of applied arts. Rainer Metzger has written widely on art and music, including volumes on Van Gogh, Chagall, John Cage and Erik Satie. He has been a professor at the Karlsruhe Academy of Art since 2004.  Read more

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In Tandem - Tales of the Dragonfly Romantic Suspense

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Pdf:In Tandem - Tales of the Dragonfly Romantic Suspense.Dragonfly Pointe Has A Mysterious Power To Ensure New Beginnings.WATCH FOR THE REVISED VERSION OF THIS STORY - IN TANDEM (SPRING 2019) BOOK IV: EMERGENCE WILL HOPEFULLY BE RELEASING THIS SUMMER NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS ROMANCE FINALIST Separated by circumstances fifteen years earlier, Jake Loughlin and Danielle Reardon are fatefully reunited at Dragonfly Pointe.But the mysterious Dragonfly Pointe has a history of tragedy. An unsolved brutal assault and murder of a six-year old girl over twenty years before has remained unsolved.A successful entrepreneur, Jake has hidden his status as a special investigator for the FBI. As owner of the Dragonfly Pointe Inn, Jake has returned to restore and renovate the abandoned property.  But, unofficially, he's investigating the theory that a ring of human traffickers is operating in the area. With three to five kidnappings occurring at the end of each year, over the states of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Jake can trace a pattern going back as far as thirty-five years.And there could be a connection to the death of the little girl at Dragonfly Pointe twenty-two years earlier.Still grieving after the death of her grandmother several months before, Danielle has finally returned to Crystal Rock. A former model and vocalist for a band, Danielle escaped her chaotic life as a celebrity when her boyfriend died of a drug overdose. After obtaining her degree in horticulture, she opened a successful landscape business in New York.When Jake and Danielle finally meet again, it's magic.But something odd is going on at Dragonfly Pointe. During the reconstruction process, a suspicious stranger is sighted in the area.When a young girl is kidnapped from a nearby community, the FBI investigation becomes official and Jake is put into action.And then lovely, eighteen-year old, Lucy Callahan, is kidnapped. Granddaughter of the former police chief of Crystal Rock, Lucy is like a sister to Danielle.When the FBI investigation leads back to Dragonfly Pointe, Danielle herself is put in danger.Indian legends claims Dragonfly Point has a mysterious power to ensure new beginnings. Will Jake and Danielle be able to create their own new magical beginning? IN TANDEM is a STANDALONE FULL-LENGTH NOVEL from the award-winning series, which includes a Readers' Favorite Book Award in Romantic Suspense. The author's combined #1 bestselling series books have earned over twenty-five awards, including six from Readers' Favorite (the BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction) and nine from the Independent Author Book Network (Women's Fiction, Mysteries and Novellas.)Visit author page at Amazon.com/Books/Tamara Ferguson

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Etsy: Launch Your Handmade Empire!- Blueprint to Opening a Storefront On Etsy and Growing Your Business

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Pdf:Etsy: Launch Your Handmade Empire!- Blueprint to Opening a Storefront On Etsy and Growing Your Business.Do You Want To Build An Etsy Empire? ☆★☆ Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited - Free Bonus Inside Act Now Before Gone!! ☆★☆Do you have want to sell your handmade creations? Do you want success selling on Etsy? Do you wat the top strategies to making money on Etsy?When you download Etsy: Launch Your Handmade Empire!—Blueprint to Opening a Storefront on Etsy and Growing Your Business, your handmade creations will sell consistently daily! You will discover everything you need to know about selling on Etsy.Publisher's Note: This expanded 2nd edition of Etsy has FRESH NEW CONTENT to make building your Etsy Empire even easier than before!These strategies and pro tips will transform your fun hobby into real dollars. You'll be proud to show off your business made off of creativity and business tactics whenever friends and family stop look at your products.Would you like to know more about:Getting Started With Etsy Best Products To Sell On EtsyHow to Setup Your StorefrontTop Level Marketing Strategies How To Be Successful On EtsyThis book breaks training down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very beginning of selling on Etsy, so you can get great results - even as a beginner!Download Etsy: Launch Your Handmade Empire!—Blueprint to Opening a Storefront on Etsy and Growing Your Business now, and start making money today!Scroll to the top and select the "BUY" button for instant download.You’ll be happy you did!

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French Country: Collected & Timeless Charm

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Pdf:French Country: Collected & Timeless Charm.About the Author Cindy Cooper leads the creative team of The Cottage Journal magazine and is vice president of Shelter Content for Hoffman Media. She draws on her exceptional creative vision and more than 35 years of experience in the publishing business to develop compelling books and other products. Her first book for 83 Press was French Style with Vintage Finds which celebrates enchanting and inspiring interiors, antiques, and collectibles in homes both in France and the United States. Her other books include Cottage Style: A Palette of White, French Cottage, Classic Cottages, Tiny Book of Mason Jar Recipes, and more. Read more

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Paula Deen's Savannah Style

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Pdf:Paula Deen's Savannah Style.With its lush gardens, stately town houses, and sprawling plantations, Savannah is the epitome of old Southern style, and who better to give you the grand tour than Paula Deen, the city’s most famous resident and anointed Queen of Southern Cuisine? In this gorgeous, richly illustrated book, Paula Deen shares a full year of Southern living. Whether it’s time to put out your best china and make a real fuss, or you’re just gathering for some sweet tea on the porch at dusk, Savannah style is about making folks feel welcome in your home. With the help of decorator and stylist Brandon Branch, you’ll learn how to bring a bit of Southern charm into homes from Minnesota to Mississippi. For each season, there are tips on decorating and entertaining. In the spring, you’ll learn how to make the most of your outdoor spaces, spruce up your porch, and make your garden inviting. In the summer, things get more casual with a dock party. Sleeping spaces, including, of course, the sleeping porch, are the focal point of this chapter. In the fall, cooler weather brings a return to more formal entertaining in the dining room, and in the winter, attention returns to the hearth, as Paula and her neighbors put out their best silver and show you how they celebrate the holidays. Paula loves getting a peek at her neighbors’ parlors, so she’s included photographs of some of Savannah’s grandest homes. From the vast grounds of Lebanon Plantation to the whimsically restored cottages on Tybee Island, you’ll see the unique blend of old-world elegance and laid-back hospitality that charmed Paula the moment she arrived from Albany, Georgia, with nothing but two hundred dollars and a pair of mouths to feed. And she isn’t shy about giving you a window into her own world, either. From her farmhouse kitchen to her luxurious powder room, you’ll see how Paula lives when she’s not in front of the camera. Packed with advice and nostalgia, Paula Deen’s Savannah Style makes it easy to bring gracious Southern living to homes north and south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

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Remodel: Without Going Bonkers or Broke

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Pdf:Remodel: Without Going Bonkers or Broke.Review 'What a priceless book to own if you ever plan to remodel!'    Michele Laine - Bestselling Author 'Wow! This is the most comprehensive book on the subject that I have ever seen.' Jannine Wooten - Real Estate Investor, Remodeler'Spend a few dollars on this book, there's a good chance you will get it back 100-fold.' Ray Brehm - #1 Bestselling Author & Entrpreneur 'Molinelli's enthusiasm for the subject shines through on every page of this invaluable guide, and it's quite infectious.'Jack Magnus - Reader's Favorite Read more From the Author This book is an investment in your remodeling success. It will spare you from 'horror story' results, because you'll avoid the three critical remodeling mistakes (a savings easily worth tens of thousands). You can now avoid the headaches and uncertainty that plague those who remodel without an insider's advice.  I believe that every homeowner should enjoy their remodeling experience, and I'll show you how that can happen with your project. The very crux of remodeling is this: keeping a house in shape to serve our needs, perhaps adding-on or changing a home's features as our family grows and our needs change. Are you ready to begin your remodeling adventure? Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Audubon Birdhouse Book: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds

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Pdf:Audubon Birdhouse Book: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds.Review 'North American native birds are picky homeowners. Barker (coauthor, The Feeder Watcher’s Guide to Bird Feeding) and freelance writer Wolfson present a useful guide perfect for backyard bird watchers. The book starts with historical content on invasive species, introduced predators, and habitat loss. In addition, readers will find territory maps and material on bird food sources and identification. These projects cover all skill levels and are enhanced by wonderful illustrations. Contributor Chris Willett, a carpenter, provides clear blueprints with exploded views and detailed cut lists. LikeBirdhouses You Can Build in a Day, this informative volume tailors designs to specific species. However, what sets this work apart is the inclusion of research and scientific study results on what makes a home suitable for a particular type of bird. VERDICT The designs here are for enthusiasts who prefer to serve the needs of the birds rather than human aesthetics. This well-organized and meticulously researched book is a winner.' - Library Journal Read more Book Description Audubon Birdhouse Book is the most authoritative book available for creating safe, sturdy, and easy-to-build homes for many of North America’s favorite birds. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Get Shit Done 2019-2023 Five Year Planner: Silver Tree Cover, 8' x 10' Five Year 2019-2023 Calendar Planner, Monthly Calendar Schedule Organizer (60 ... With Holidays and inspirational Quotes

Pdf Home Get Shit Done 2019-2023 Five Year Planner: Silver Tree Cover, 8' x 10' Five Year 2019-2023 Calendar Planner, Monthly Calendar Schedule Organizer (60 ... With Holidays and inspirational Quotes

Pdf:Get Shit Done 2019-2023 Five Year Planner: Silver Tree Cover, 8' x 10' Five Year 2019-2023 Calendar Planner, Monthly Calendar Schedule Organizer (60 ... With Holidays and inspirational Quotes.Five Year Planner 2019-2023The Academic Five year 2019-2023 Planner is all you need to keep things organized! The Monthly planner features 60 Month Calendar, One month per each two page spread with unruled daily blocks.Book Details:January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023 (60 Months Calendar)Matte Finish Cover Design 8 inches By 10 inches Printed on Quality PaperCalendar on each Monthly ViewBest for Christmas gift and New Year giftMade in the USA.

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Illustrated Cabinetmaking: How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 1300 Drawings & Diagrams for Drawers, Tables, Beds, Bookcases, Cabinets, Joints & Subassemblies

Pdf Home Illustrated Cabinetmaking: How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 1300 Drawings & Diagrams for Drawers, Tables, Beds, Bookcases, Cabinets, Joints & Subassemblies

Pdf:Illustrated Cabinetmaking: How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 1300 Drawings & Diagrams for Drawers, Tables, Beds, Bookcases, Cabinets, Joints & Subassemblies.Review This book is the 'Gray's Anatomy' of woodworking.Illustrated Cabinetmaking, by Bill Hylton, is a visual reference to take the guesswork out of designing kitchen cabinets, desks, bookcases and chests by applying the time-honored dimension and ergonomic standards presented. It features hundreds of drawings, which provide 'classic' solutions to age old construction problems. For example, the book presents at least five ways to hang a drawer and four ways to attach a table top. A section covers more than 100 joints, while the 'subassemblies' section explains how to use those joints to assemble tabletops, doors, drawers and more. The Furniture section explains how to combine joints and subassemblies to construct more than 100 pieces. It also provides rule-of-thumb design standards, such as the height of a dining table and the depth of kitchen cabinets, tips for altering designs, and sources for locating published plans.With more than 100 project plans for everything from tables to beds to built-ins, woodworker Hylton's (Router Magic) exhaustive primer, whose original, 1998 edition is now out of print, still has great value for any woodworking collection. He begins with a brief introduction to period style, then covers joinery in depth. There are no glamour shots, only clear, black and white drawings for assembly and measurements. Exploded view drawings highlight each piece's details and special features. Because of the few instructions on construction, this is not a book for beginners; rather, it is a collection of patterns with citations to additional offerings in other books and publications. For the advanced woodworker, it is a treasure trove of project ideas. Recommended for woodworking collections in any library. Read more From the Back Cover DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT FURNITURE THAT WORKS WITH THE HELP OF THE MOST COMPLETE VISUAL GUIDE EVER PUBLISHED. IT'S ALL HERE: Ideas and Inspiration. A visual source of information ranging from furniture styles and dimensions to joinery. The essence of more than 100 classic furniture pieces is captured in highly detailed, exploded drawings. Standards. Take the guesswork out of designing kitchen cabinets, dining tables, desks, bookcases, and chests by applying the time-honored dimension and ergonomic standards shown here. Options and Alternatives. With more than 150 joints and subassemblies at your fingertips, you'll be able to easily alter appearance or construction of any project. Construction Solutions. More than 1,300 drawings take you inside the furniture and show you classic solutions to age-old problems, such as: hanging a drawer, attaching a tabletop, and pegging a mortise. Plans. If you don't have the time or inclination to design your own furniture, sources to locate the plans for most of the furniture pieces are included. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design

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Pdf:Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design.From Booklist *Starred Review* It stands to reason that a big, heavily illustrated book of instructions on how to upholster furniture should be as attractive as the finished projects it presents. And that is certainly the case with this gorgeous book, which perfectly matches complete, precisely written directions with correspondingly crisp, helpful photographs. Brown is an Austin, Texas–based upholstery shop owner whose expertise simply leaps off every page. Her guiding philosophy is that “upholstered furniture is the root of an interior,” and to that end, she addresses nonprofessionals who are learning to upholster their own furniture, taking them through six projects that can be categorized as advanced but for which all necessary skills are taught along the way. These projects include a pair of slipper chairs, an ottoman, and a sofa. Specific activities required for completing the projects include padding and constructing boxed arms, attaching webbing and burlap to the arms, attaching the dust cover to the bottom of the sofa, and cutting out fabric for the cushions. Sound dizzyingly complicated? Take a breath and follow Brown step by step, and you’ll be surprised at how talented you may become in the art of upholstery. This is a bible, a catalog, a wish book, and an excellent library reference source. --Brad Hooper Read more Review “Brown, a professional upholsterer in Austin, TX, knows how to breathe life into tired old furnishings. Her style is hip, eclectic, and delightful, and she injects her personality into the projects, showing off her upholstery prowess. Brown rounds out the manual by offering interior design options. Accompanying photographs demonstrate technique and illustrate each step. Readers will find information on skills requiring much more detail, such as the sewing and stripping furniture, in the appendixes. VERDICT Though the author only covers five projects ― a sofa, an ottoman, and three chairs ― she does so in such great depth that quality wins out over quantity. Upholstering is for the brave, and there are a lot of specialty tools here that might intimidate would-be DIYers. Despite these limitations, this is a wonderfully readable volume that speaks to current style. Very highly recommended for any DIY collection.” ― Library Journal, starred reviewFew things make me happier than watching the people we work with here at D*S do well. Amanda Brown from Spruce has been our resident upholstery expert for a while and we were thrilled when she told us she was working on a book. That gorgeous book,Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design, officially launched yesterday and is chock-full of beautiful (and helpful) upholstery instructions, illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs. Upholstery has always been daunting to me, but Amanda is an excellent teacher and everything she’s shared in this book will help you master the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.If you have ever had an inkling to try to upholster a thrift store find, this awesome book can show you how. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast

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Pdf:Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast.About the Author HAMISH BOWLES is the international editor at large of Vogue. Recognized as one of the most respected authorities on the worlds of fashion, costume history, and interior design, he not only writes extensively on style and culture for the magazine but also has curated 'Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years' (2001) for The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'Balenciaga: Spanish Master' (2010) at the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute, and 'Balenciaga and Spain' (2011) at the de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.CHLOE MALLE is a contributing editor at Vogue. She lives in New York. Read more

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Handmade: Creative Focus in the Age of Distraction

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Pdf:Handmade: Creative Focus in the Age of Distraction.Review 'Reading Handmade is like sitting down with a friend full of stories and the hard-earned wisdom acquired in doing work he loves. Gary Rogowski is frank, affectionate, encouraging, unsparing, entertaining, and humble. He passes on to his reader a passion for making lasting things by hand, one creation at a time, a pursuit and skill little-honed and much-needed in our time.' ―Colleen Morton Busch, author of Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire'Exceptionally well written, thoughtful and thought-provoking, Handmade is an extraordinary and unreservedly recommended.' ―MBR Bookwatch'We need more books like this ― more books about why-to instead of just how-to. Gary Rogowski does an excellent job of giving us a memoir of his own development as a craftsman, combined with a thoughtful exploration of the mindset that allows, or even compels, a person to have the discipline it takes to reach mastery step by step by step. In a world full of overnight Instagram woodworking stars, and YouTube 'masters,' Gary shows us how he has really walked the walk. I read it straight through, but repeatedly come back to Gary's book for another vicarious taste of a real master's life. Having been a professional woodworker for almost two decades, I find Gary's meditative memoir rings true to my own experience. Thanks, Gary, and I hope we can walk the trail together sometime!' ―Jim Dillon, Woodworking Instructor, Highland Woodworking, Atlanta'This is a book to inspire anyone who wants to do work that has meaning and purpose. It is also about becoming a creative, compassionate, and forgiving person through the pursuit of excellence in one's chosen vocation; the journey to craft mastery becomes a journey of self-realization.' ―Philip Koomen, furniture designer and maker, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Chartered Society of Designers'A rich life's worth of journeys both at the workbench and upon the trail, Handmade can show us the way out of the woods, sure, but even better, it teaches us that maybe in the woods is the place to be. Gary Rogowski leads us gently but surely upon the path to a type of success we may not have previously considered. (Hint: it involves blisters).' ―Nick Offerman, woodworker and author of Paddle Your Own Canoe, Gumption, and Good Clean Fun'Gary Rogowski loves to rock climb and also has a deep love for woodworking. Both disciplines require courage, concentration and a developed sense of method; one wrong step, one wrong cut. Gary's book delves into this synchronicity with enjoyable anecdotes of climbing and woodworking interlaced with serious discussion of the importance of focus, practice, patience and how we become masters of craft.' ―Roland Johnson, contributing editor, Fine Woodworking, and author of Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws'In Handmade, Rogowski writes of his love of tools, patience, discipline, the beauty and behavior of wood, learning to forgive his daily mistakes at the bench, why he believes in maintaining exceptionally high standards, and so much more of use to all who care deeply about craft and practice.' ―Foreword Reviews'Offers lessons to fellow aspiring craftspeople and provides an inviting set of inspections into not the craft of woodworking, but the art of centering one's attention to allow creative forces to blossom. Craftspeople and any creative innovator will find this an inspiring, accessible read.' ―The Bookwatch'Gary Rogowski has written an engaging biography that traces his development from a youthful student searching for a meaningful path in life to a highly respected and accomplished furniture maker and teacher. Alternating chapters describe his experiences as a woodworker and as a hiker and mountaineer in his native Pacific Northwest, illustrating his view that the lessons learned in each endeavor are the same. They are lessons in the quality of thinking that allows one to overcome internal barriers to internal goals. While furniture makers will recognize many of the lessons learned as their own, this book will appeal to anyone who has worked hard to identify and develop their own gifts.' ―Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, President, North Bennet Street School''Do good work. There will be evidence.' We would all do well to heed the advice of Gary Rogowski. He is one of those rare individuals who has come to peace with excellence. In this charming tale, he reveals a few of his secrets and plenty of his mistakes, so the rest of us might listen and learn. From tales 'of wood' to tales 'in the woods,' Rogowski's aim is true.' ―Joyce Cherry Cresswell, author of A Great Length of Time, 2017 Oregon Book Awards winner in fiction Read more About the Author Gary Rogowski is a furniture maker, designer, teacher and author. Since 1974 he has built public and private furniture commissions for clients and galleries nationwide. He was a contributing editor for Fine Woodworking Magazine for fourteen years and has written hundreds of articles and several books, including the best-selling Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery. He is also a playwright, novelist, and essayist. Rogowski has taught and lectured throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom, Iceland, and Germany. In 2015, he gave the first-ever lecture in English at the Ecole Boulle in Paris. Rogowski is the founder and director of The Northwest Woodworking Studio, A School for Woodworkers, in Portland, Oregon. In 2015 he founded a nonprofit organization, Woodworking Ideas Northwest (WIN) to mentor high school students at the bench Read more

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The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworkers Reflections

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Pdf:The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworkers Reflections.Review 'An impressive book that effectively conveys the textural qualities and sensitivity of this master craftsman’s use of wood' —The New York Times'Today’s increasing reverence for nature, truth, simplicity and the independent spirit makes the life, work and philosophy of George Nakashima especially meaningful.'—Town & Country'From [Nakashima’s] tables and chairs flows the unadorned beauty of the rhythms of nature.'—Smithsonian'George Nakashima, the foremost master of the craft.'—Time'Part woodworking manual, part philosophical journal, this book is as unique as author and woodworking legend George Nakashima’s exquisite furniture.' —This Old House magazine Read more About the Author GEORGE NAKASHIMA, woodworker and architectural designer, is a native of Seattle, Washington. A graduate of MIT in architecture, he worked briefly in New York, then traveled to Paris, Tokyo, and India. It was while in Japan that he was sent on an extended architectural assignment to Pondicherry, India, where he designed Golconda, the primary disciples' residence at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, which was his first major architectural project. Running a small integrated business near New Hope, Pennsylvania, since 1943, Mr. Nakashima's major commissions include furnishings for the country home of the late Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Pocantico Hills, in Tarrytown, New, York, and interiors for Columbia University, Mt. Holyoke College, the International Paper Corporation, and the Monastery of Christ in the Desert, Abiquiu, New Mexico, for which he also provided the architectural design. Featured in such publications as Smithsonian, Town & Country, House Beautiful, Life, and Fine Woodworking, Mr. Nakashima has exhibited at many institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.; the Nelson Gallery, Kansas City; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He was awarded the Gold Medal for craftsmanship by the American Institute of Architects in 1952, was named a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 1979, received the 1981 Hazlett Award, and in 1989 will be the first honoree in a series of major retrospective exhibitions of 'America's Living National Treasures' at the American Craft Museum.GEORGE WALD, Higgins Professor of Biology Emeritus at Harvard University, has been a close friend of George Nakashima for many years. He was co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1967 for his work on mechanisms of vision. He spends most of his time now in what he thinks of as 'survival politics'—the sharp struggle to preserve life upon this planet: human, animal, and plant. Read more

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Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People

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Pdf:Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People.About the Author Hamish Bowles is European editor at large for Vogue and editor in chief of Vogue Living. He was curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2001 Costume Institute exhibition, “Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years.” He lives in New York, London, and Paris. Read more

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Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style

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Pdf:Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style.About the Author Terence Conran is one of the world's best-known designers, restaurateurs, and retailers. In the 1960s he founded Habitat in the UK, a chain of homeware stores that brought good, modern design within reach of the general population for the very first time.Over the subsequent 50 years Terence built another group of companies centered around design, retailing, restaurants and hotels. Today, Conran owns restaurants and shops in eight cities throughout the world and a design business serving many international clients that includes architecture and interior design, product and graphic design and brand licensing.In January 2011 Conran began working with Marks & Spencer in the UK, designing an exclusive range of homewares for the store. In 2012 Conran signed a deal to collaborate with US retail giant jcpenney to design an exclusive range of furniture, lighting, and accessories for the home. The initial collection will launch in spring 2013 into 300 jcpenney stores throughout the US and there will be new ranges launching each spring and fall.Terence was knighted for his services to design in 1983 and has been provost of the Royal College of Art in London. In 1982 he opened the very first museum in the world dedicated to design, which is now the celebrated Design Museum in London, due to move to new premises in 2015 thanks to a massive expansion programme. Read more

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Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950's

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Pdf:Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950's.Chronicles in text and 250 photographs the best in home furnishing design and pieces from the late 1940s through the 1950s and includes lists of best designs and a guide to galleries and items still in production

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Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details (Conran Octopus Interiors)

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Pdf:Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details (Conran Octopus Interiors).About the Author Bradley Quinn FRSA is an author and curator based in London, where he has presented the work of leading artists and designers in exhibitions based on his books. Bradley is also the author of Chinese Style and Scandinavian Style published by Conran Octopus, and Techno Fashion and The Fashion of Architecture published by Berg Publishers. A journalism graduate, Bradley also completed a master's degree in History of Art at the University of London, and has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Read more

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Postmodern Design Complete: Design, Furniture, Graphics, Architecture, Interiors

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Pdf:Postmodern Design Complete: Design, Furniture, Graphics, Architecture, Interiors.Review “Over 480 pages it covers architecture, design, graphic design and edited design in the work of more than 60 adherents. It includes a section on living with postmodernism and another on its aftermath. As a very infrequent admirer, I was surprised by how much I liked.” - New York Times Read more About the Author Judith Gura is a design historian and author. She is on the faculty of the New York School of Interior Design and has taught at Pratt Institute and FIT. Read more

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The Nature and Art of Workmanship

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Pdf:The Nature and Art of Workmanship.About the Author David Pye, who died in 1993, was an architect, industrial designer andcraftsman. For many years he was also Professor of FurnitureDesign at the Royal College of Art, London. He is also the authorof Ships and The Nature and Aesthetics of Design. Read more

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Classic Clocks for Woodworkers: Complete Patterns for 21 Clocks

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Pdf:Classic Clocks for Woodworkers: Complete Patterns for 21 Clocks.All the patterns contained in this guide to classic clock making are designed as standing clocks, suitable for mantelpieces or desks. Examples accommodate the specifications of ready-made quartz movements and hands, although there are illustrations of how to make your own dials, if preferred. Read more

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Affordable Interior Design: High-End Tips for Any Budget

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Pdf:Affordable Interior Design: High-End Tips for Any Budget.About the Author Betsy Helmuth has established herself as a leading voice in affordable interior decorating. Before starting her firm, Affordable Interior Design, she worked with celebrity clients creating luxury homes. However, her Midwestern values kept surfacing—she was determined to bring luxury living to everyone. Betsy has done projects for HGTV, Food network, and DIY Network, and she has appeared in USA Today, Small Room Decorating magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and amNewYork. Helmuth resides in Brooklyn, New York.  Dov Plawsky is an interior design and architectural photographer based on New York City. Dov studied at SUNY Oswego and at the Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He worked in the corporate world before following his passion for photography. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and cat, Nibbler. Read more

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American Modern

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Pdf:American Modern.About the Author Thomas O’Brien is an interior and home furnishings designer based in New York City. He is the founder and president of Aero Studios, one of America’s most respected design firms, and is the author of American Modern and Aero. Read more

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Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Revised & Expanded Second Edition: Authentic and Fully Detailed Plans for 61 Classic Pieces (Fox Chapel Publishing) Complete Full-Perspective Views

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Pdf:Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Revised & Expanded Second Edition: Authentic and Fully Detailed Plans for 61 Classic Pieces (Fox Chapel Publishing) Complete Full-Perspective Views.Review Now in a revised and expanded second edition, Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces. The author, Robert W. Lang, is a master cabinetmaker, and draws upon measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. With full perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists for each project, this revised collection gives today's woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, along with all the information needed for workshop success. Profusely illustrated from cover to cover, Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture is thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, making it an enduringly popular addition to personal, professional, community, and academic library Woodworking collections. --Midwest Book Review Read more From the Back Cover Build Furniture in the Legendary Craftsman StyleFor more than 30 years, professional woodworker and author Robert W. Lang has been the go-to source for complete working shop drawings of Arts & Crafts furniture pieces designed by Gustav Stickley and his associates early in the twentieth century. Lang, an expert furniture and cabinet maker and executive editor ofPopular Woodworking, measured original Craftsman antiques to create detailed plans and published them in a series of Shop Drawing books. This revised collection offers unabridged plans for 57 classic pieces, compiled from 3 of his previous books:Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware, andMore Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture.With full perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists for each project, plus additional inlay designs and hardware drawings, this book gives today's woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, along with all the information needed for workshop success.' One of the 27 books every woodworker should read.' -Fine Woodworking' A highly recommended, do-it-yourself guide.' -Midwest Book Review' I've been collecting and building Arts & Crafts furniture for more than a decade, and I've been waiting for a book like this.' -Christopher Schwarz, Popular Woodworking' Lang understands the subtleties of Stickley's groundbreaking designs.' -Woodworker's Journal' This collection of drawings for Craftsman furniture is a must-have title if you like the style.' -Popular MechanicsInside you'll find complete plans for 57 classic pieces, including:o Bedso Bookcaseso Bureauso Cabinetso Chairso Chestso Deskso Dresserso Footstoolso Inlayso Nightstandso Rockerso Sideboardso Stoolso Tableso Wall shelveso Wardrobeso Craftsman Hardware Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Sears House Designs of the Thirties (Dover Architecture)

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Pdf:Sears House Designs of the Thirties (Dover Architecture).Proudly promoting itself as "the largest home building organization in the world," Sears, Roebuck and Company advertised in 1932 products in a handsome catalog that also displayed a full-size replica of Mount Vernon, created from Sears materials for a Paris exposition in 1932.At the heart of this now-rare publication were measured floor plans for 68 Sears homes. Over 200 illustration displayed interiors and exteriors for such handsome residences as the Belmont, a six-room house with vestibule, breakfast alcove, three bedrooms, and one-and-a-half baths; and the Dover, an English-styled cottage with a massive chimney and unusual roof lines. Photographs of some interiors revealed a furnished living room with paneled side walls and hewed oak ceiling beams; a spacious kitchen with contemporary appliances; a 60-foot living room with a huge stone fireplace, built-in bookshelves, a vaulted ceiling, and other designs.An invaluable sourcebook for restorationists, this handsome volume will also be of use to people interested in preserving homes of the period. It will be welcomed by anyone who relishes a glimpse of America's architectural past.

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Tiny Houses: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide! : 20 Space Hacks for Living Big in Your Tiny House (Tiny Homes, Small Home, Tiny House Plans, Tiny House Living Book 1)

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Pdf:Tiny Houses: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide! : 20 Space Hacks for Living Big in Your Tiny House (Tiny Homes, Small Home, Tiny House Plans, Tiny House Living Book 1).Tiny Houses ... Join the Movement Today!Get your copy of Tiny Houses: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide! today for a discounted price. Regularly priced at $4.99. You can read this E-Book on your smartphone, tablet, Kindle device, PC or Mac. Have you ever thought about what it would be like living small, but luxuriously? Not sure where to start, or how to the process of engineering your own Tiny House would look like?This book will give you the steps and strategies you need to start living a tiny life! If you want to learn the steps you need to take to see your tiny house become a reality quickly and easily, then you must get this book now.This book will explain important facts, and considerations, regarding the building process of your Tiny House. It doesn't contain any irrelevant information and is set up for your success. Each page holds valuable information, instructions, and examples. After reading this book you'll be clear on what type of tiny house best suits you, how your building process will look like, your constraints, utilities you'll include and other Tiny House design elements.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...Discover what a Tiny House is and if a mobile or stationary works best for you.Learn about the up and coming Tiny House movement.The Essential steps for engineering your Tiny House.20 Space Hacks to Living Big in Your Tiny HouseFrequently Asked Questions ChapterResource chapter for Tiny House Design plans and Much More!

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Tiny Houses: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide!: 20 Space Hacks for Living Big in Your Tiny House

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Pdf:Tiny Houses: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide!: 20 Space Hacks for Living Big in Your Tiny House.Tiny houses: Join the movement today! Have you ever thought about what it would be like living small, but luxuriously? Not sure where to start, or what the process of engineering your own tiny house would look like? This book will give you the steps and strategies you need to start living a tiny life! If you want to learn the steps you need to take to see your tiny house become a reality quickly and easily, then you must get this book now. This book will explain important facts and considerations regarding the building process of your tiny house. It doesn't contain any irrelevant information and is set up for your success. Each minute holds valuable information, instructions, and examples. After hearing this book you'll be clear on what type of tiny house best suits you, what your building process will look like, your constraints, utilities you'll include, and other tiny house design elements. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Discover what a tiny house is, and if a mobile or stationary works best for you. Learn about the up-and-coming tiny house movement. The essential steps for engineering your tiny house. 20 space hacks to living big in your tiny house Frequently asked questions chapter Much more!

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Terry John Woods' Farmhouse Modern

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Pdf:Terry John Woods' Farmhouse Modern.About the Author Terry John Woods’s career has included painting and sculpture, garden and interior design, and styling features for national publications. His folk-art talents were developed in the 1980s with his design and creation of vintage-style teddy bears, which are now collected internationally. Visit his website at terryjohnwoods.com. Kindra Clineff specializes in location photography for commercial and editorial clients. Visit her website at kindraclineff.com. Read more

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Authentic Color Schemes for Victorian Houses: Comstock's Modern House Painting, 1883 (Dover Architecture)

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Pdf:Authentic Color Schemes for Victorian Houses: Comstock's Modern House Painting, 1883 (Dover Architecture).When the authors, a pair of respected architects, first published this beautiful book in the late Victorian era, they meant it as a wakeup call to the forward-looking homeowners of the time — inviting them to eschew "the old puritanical hatred of color, which found its natural outcome in white houses with green blinds" and join in the revolutionary trend toward "advanced notions, in which the more positive colors find a chance of expression." The book helped homeowners to attain this goal through its presentation of full-color illustrations of attractive, up-to-date color schemes for houses, with special attention given to the refined lines of Queen Anne-style homes.The heart of the book is the section of 20 exquisite color plates — each reproducing a flawlessly executed architectural drawing that shows the color possibilities for a specific house, and each accompanied by an extensive written description of the colors to be used for exterior walls and trim. An informative introductory section gives a clear explanation of how to mix primary and secondary colors to achieve such popular, mellow tones of the period as olive, russet, citrine, buff, plum, and sage. This authentic source of inspiration and suggestions will be prized by restorationists, architects, home-builders, and lovers of Victoriana.

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Old Home Love

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Pdf:Old Home Love.Get to know the couple (and the houses) behind HGTV’s newest hit series, Old Home Love. Andy and Candis Meredith believe there’s nothing that can’t be fixed. Their passion for saving and renovating old homes, which caught the attention of HGTV, sparked the creation of their new reality series, Old Home Love. Their stunning debut book features never before seen images of more than 15 homes, (including their own, renovated by the couple themselves), do-it-yourself renovation tips and guidance, and their family’s story. Old Home Love will inspire readers to discover the history and beauty behind their own homes, regardless of location or style. Andy and Candis Meredith take dilapidated houses from the 1800s and restore them to their original beauty for future homeowners to cherish for years to come. They live in Payson, Utah with their six little boys and baby girl in tow.

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Moving a House with Preservation in Mind (American Association for State and Local History)

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Pdf:Moving a House with Preservation in Mind (American Association for State and Local History).Review Paravalos offers a concise, thorough and thoughtful explanation of the factors involved with relocating a historic building. I recommend this book for anyone contemplating moving a historic house, as it clearly outlines all of the details related to undertaking this kind of large-scale project. (Joseph Cornish, Senior Stewardship Manager, Historic New England)Moving a House with Preservation in Mind is a very comprehensive and thorough reference guide to the history and techniques involved in preserving and relocating historical structures and other buildings. A must read book for preservationists, house movers, and other enthusiasts who have an interest in preserving and saving some of our most historic landmarks for future generations. (Mark Edwards, President, Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc.)This detailed and thoughtful guide to the history, practices, and considerations of house moving will help both property owners and preservation organizations needing to make informed decisions on a house move. Case examples from a variety of physical situations and regional locations describe 'last chance' moving of several exceptionally significant historic houses and use of 'best practices' in such cases. (Marcia Starkey, Historical Commission, Greenfield, Massachusetts)This is a long overdue, in-depth guide for any individual who is interested in the preservation and relocation of any structure (Jim Matyiko, Expert House Movers) Read more About the Author Peter Paravalos is a structural engineer with experience in design, inspection, assessment, restoration and rehabilitation of various historic, transportation and public works facilities. He has been involved in a number of building moves in and around Massachusetts. He currently resides in London, UK, where he is a member of the Camden History Society and a consultant for the History Channel. Read more

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Out on the Porch Wall Calendar 2019

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Pdf:Out on the Porch Wall Calendar 2019.About the Author Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe. Read more

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Whiskey in a Teacup

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Pdf:Whiskey in a Teacup.Academy award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the Southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.Reese Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said a combination of beauty and strength made Southern women "whiskey in a teacup". We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside, we're strong and fiery.Reese's Southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of Southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea's fried chicken. It's reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids - not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in this audiobook, you will learn Reese's fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea's most delicious recipes as well as her favorite Southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks.It's easy to bring a little bit of Reese's world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there's a Southern side to every place in the world, right?  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness

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Pdf:Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness.Review 'Joy is the most basic building block of happiness, and this mesmerizing book reveals where to find it -- and how to create it. Ingrid Fetell Lee's blockbuster debut will open your eyes to all the places where joy is hiding in plain sight. And it just might cause you to become more joyful too.'―Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals, Give and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg'A completely original treatment of a completely new and original idea: we all have within the power to design joy into our lives. Joyful is an inexhaustible and exciting guide to what makes life good.'―Arianna Huffington, New York Times bestselling author of Thrive, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and founder of The Huffington Post'I've never reached out to an author to request their permission to endorse their book...until now. Ingrid Fetell Lee invites us into a dimension of the human experience that was, ironically, hidden to most of us. She shows us how we can mindfully see joy in the simple aesthetics of our surroundings --and it has already changed my everyday life. If I'm feeling blue, I remember to look at the new leaves on the tree outside my window. It is simple but profound. Joyful is irresistibly compelling. The idea of Joyful fills me with joy.'―Amy Cuddy, New York Times bestselling author of Presence'This book has the power to change everything! Writing with depth, wit, and insight, Ingrid Fetell Lee shares all you need to know in order to create external environments that give rise to inner joy.'―Susan Cain, author of Quiet and founder of Quiet Revolution'Joyful overturns conventional wisdom about happiness: that it comes from within, and that experiences -- not things -- make us happier. Ingrid Fetell Lee's delightful book evokes the same positive feelings she describes. It is full of whimsy, wonder, energy, and joy. I loved it.'―Sonja Lyubomirsky, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, and author of The How of Happiness'Joyful is a delightful book with a powerful message: joy is easy to find if you know where to look. In Joyful, designer Ingrid Fetell Lee explains why some experiences are laden with joy, explores how we can cultivate these experiences every day, and shows us how to identify the most joy-inspiring people, places, and objects in our lives.'―Adam Alter, New York Times bestselling author of Irresistible and Drunk Tank Pink 'Joyful reveals the powerful notion that joy can be cultivated to flourish within all of us. This idea can change the world.'―David Kelley, founder of the design and innovation company IDEO'Joyful is an invaluable field guide to discovering delight in all its forms. It's hard to look at the world -- and your place in it -- quite the same way again.'―Bianca Bosker, New York Times bestselling author of Cork Dork'A tender and moving book about one of our most important feelings -- joy.'―Johann Hari, New York Times bestselling author of Lost Connections'Blending science and tips, Lee shows readers that looking outward -- at flowers in a vase or fireworks in the sky -- can brighten our days.'―Elizabeth Siles, Real Simple Read more About the Author Ingrid Fetell Lee is a designer and the founder of the blog The Aesthetics of Joy. She has been featured as an expert on design and joy by outlets such as the New York Times, Wired, PRI's Studio 360, CBC's Spark, and Fast Company, and her 2018 TED talk received a standing ovation. Lee was formerly Design Director at global innovation firm IDEO, and was a founding faculty member in the Products of Design program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She holds a Master's in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor's in English and Creative Writing from Princeton University. Read more

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In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

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Pdf:In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs.Review “A triumphant compendium of interviews with more than 100 female entrepreneurs, from activists to designers to bakers. . . . The interviews are accompanied by stunning portraits of the women in their homes and work spaces.”—Elle “So inspiring!”—Good Morning America “One of the Ten Most Un-Put-Downable Reads of the Year”—Essence   “Surprising, real, and illuminating.”—Vogue.com “Bonney continues to inspire as she offers what she calls ‘visibility for powerful women in business.’  Whether they’re artists, chefs, tattoo artists or writers, creative women of all colors, ages, sexualities and experience share their fears, mistakes and successes.”—Los Angeles Times “Bonney’s quietly radical, profoundly moving project brings together short interviews with a diverse group of women who share insight on their life’s work. . . . Gorgeous photographs reveal a kaleidoscope of joyful enterprise. Small business owners and poets, chefs and cartoonists, potters and musicians all give generous, humorous counsel to taking risks and following one’s heart. Their creativity is so inspiring that this book should be in every female’s possession, especially young girls in need of positive role models and old girls looking for a kick. Seeing women of so many ethnicities, backgrounds, and abilities successfully living their dreams is totally uplifting.”—Bust “An invigorating and empowering collection of life-earned wisdom and practical advice.”—Brainpickings.com   “It’s so refreshing to see new faces being featured.”—Forbes.com   “Learn how to break the glass ceiling from one of the many talented self-starters profiled in Grace Bonney’s In the Company of Women. . . . Sage business advice.”—Martha Stewart Living 'In the Company of Women tells the stories of more than 100 women who work for themselves—artists, writers, designers, chefs, musicians. [Author Grace Bonney] talks to established names like Eileen Fisher and Roxane Gay, and women who are just launching their fledgling careers. . . . [A] beautifully diverse range of voices, all of them weighing in on lessons they’ve learned, mistakes they've made, traits they're proud of, characteristics they admire in others and so on.”—The Chicago Tribune “This inspiring book encapsulates the stories of more than 100 creative women in the areas of design, visual arts, culinary arts, literature, and show business in short Q&As about the lessons they’ve learned on their journeys to success.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “An excellent source of inspiration for women (and men) of all ages.”—Library Journal, starred review “[This book] acts as a source of inspiration for anyone, regardless of gender, who’s running a business, or thinking about it.”—Booklist, starred review “Give the gift of empowerment with this inspiring compilation of interviews. . . . Wrap this up for a recent grad, creative mind, or anyone looking for a healthy dose of girl power.”—RealSimple.com    “Grace’s excellent book is full of empowering business advice from a diverse group of inspirational and talented women.”—Martha Stewart   “Grace Bonney has given us our favorite icons, heroes, and bandit queens in one of the oldest living forms of communication: a book. Enjoy, dear readers, for each page turn is a meditation on the power of the Divine Feminine.”—Jill Soloway, creator of Transparent   “These amazing stories will surely spark something deep within us all: the courage to dream and the fortitude to make those dreams happen.”—Joanna Gaines, owner of Magnolia, host of HGTV’s Fixer Upper   “A joyful book that celebrates both the diversity of beauty and the beauty of diversity: in race, age, size, sexuality, and ways of thinking.”—Hanya Yanagihara, New York Times bestselling author of A Little Life   “I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.”—Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers   “A world of insight from an array of intriguing, trailblazing women. And the photography is gorgeous!” —Padma Lakshmi, author of Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir   “I hope this book becomes an almanac that will continue to expound on the work and the lives of everyday cis, trans, and queer women and women of color who are building and becoming businesses, and that will remind other exceptional women that they are in good company.”—Angelica Ross, founder of TransTech and star of Her Story Read more About the Author Grace Bonney is the author of the bestselling books In the Company of Women and Design*Sponge at Home. Bonney is passionate about supporting all members of the creative community: she founded Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to the creative community, which currently reaches nearly 2 million readers per day; runs an annual scholarship for up-and-coming designers; writes a free business column for creatives; and is the host of a weekly podcast, After the Jump, which reaches over 500,000 listeners per episode. Bonney lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her wife and their three pets. Find her on Instagram @designsponge.   Read more

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Joyful

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Pdf:Joyful.Designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee explains how to cultivate a happier, healthier life by making small changes to your surroundings. Have you ever wondered why we stop to watch the orange glow that arrives before sunset or why we flock to see cherry blossoms bloom in spring? Is there a reason people - regardless of gender, age, culture, or ethnicity - are mesmerized by baby animals and can't help but smile when they see a burst of confetti or a cluster of colorful balloons.We are often made to feel that the physical world has little or no impact on our inner joy. Increasingly, experts urge us to find balance and calm by looking inward - through mindfulness or meditation - and muting the outside world. But what if the natural vibrancy of our surroundings is actually our most renewable and easily accessible source of joy? In Joyful, designer Ingrid Fetell Lee explores how the seemingly mundane spaces and objects we interact with every day have surprising and powerful effects on our mood. Drawing on insights from neuroscience and psychology, she explains why one setting makes us feel anxious or competitive while another fosters acceptance and delight - and, most importantly, she reveals how we can harness the power of our surroundings to live fuller, healthier, and truly joyful lives. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy

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Pdf:Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy.From School Library Journal The editors of Domino magazine here show how amateurs can achieve a young, sophisticated look in their homes. A brief review of important preliminary considerations—budget, defining one's own style, the room's function—is followed by advice for decorating every room of the house, including children's rooms and offices. Different styles are shown for each in plenty of color photographs, with suggested furnishings and advice on how to mix styles. Each chapter concludes with a look at how a Domino staff member has decorated a similar room with a description of her approach to design. Recommended for large public libraries. Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review 'The new decor bible for how we live today.' (Albert Hadley) Read more

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Urban Jungle: Living and Styling with Plants

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Pdf:Urban Jungle: Living and Styling with Plants.Review “This book is filled with plant styling ideas and plant information for those who want to bring more green indoors.” (Journal Sentinel)Besides smart styling ideas, readers will delight in numerous care tips as well as do-it-yourself instructions. (Texas Gardener's SEEDS) Read more About the Author Igor Josifovic is a blogger, social-media Expert, loves plants and commutes between Munich and Paris. He shares his affection for the topics interior design, traveling and especially 'living with plants' with his readers on his 'Happy Interior Blog' and on the plant-community 'Urban Jungle Bloggers'. Judith de Graaff is also a blogger, works as a graphic designer and loves plants as well. She lives with her husband and her cats in a former factory building near Paris. Her own blog JOELIX.com is her playground where style, colors, and plants meet. She is a steady companion for the plant- community 'Urban Jungle Bloggers' and hopes to inspire others with her love for all things green. Read more

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My Book of Pasting (Kumon Workbooks)

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Pdf:My Book of Pasting (Kumon Workbooks).From the Publisher Kumon workbooks are based on the 'Kumon Method', an educational philosophy that aims at unlocking the full learning potential of each individual child. The Kumon Method introduces learning concepts in an incremental, step-by-step approach, allowing children to master new skills easily and without anxiety or frustration. As a result, children gain confidence in their abilities and are motivated to learn on their own. Over 3.5 million children around the world use the Kumon Method to develop their math and reading skills. Kumon Math and Reading Centers help students become successful, confident and self-motivated learners. But itÂ’s not just the Kumon Method that makes our workbooks special. ItÂ’s also the care and research that goes into the editorial content, design and quality of the books. Our editorial experts have more than two decades of experience in producing books that are both fun and educational. Our designers create illustrations that attract and delight children. And the quality of our books is the best of any workbook on the market, with extra thick paper and the best available print quality. From pedagogy to paper, every one of our workbooks has been carefully crafted with your childÂ’s best interests in mind. Read more

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Wood

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Pdf:Wood.In this remarkable new book, British artist Andy Goldsworthy offers a compelling look at the essence of wood as he has grown to know it through his sculpture. Here, expanding upon the themes and preoccupations explored in his previous book, Stone, Goldsworthy evokes ideas of growth, perpetual change, and transformation through works made of leaves, branches, ice, snow, boulders, and sand. Much of his art is ephemeral: what has been drawn from nature will eventually merge with it again. The artist's photographs, superbly reproduced here, capture the moment at which each work came alive for him - through a particular quality of light, a precise stage in melting, or the blowing of the wind.

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Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Fox Chapel Publishing) 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots

Pdf Home Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Fox Chapel Publishing) 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots

Pdf:Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Fox Chapel Publishing) 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots.From the Back Cover Take a Journey Through the Knotted Path of Celtic Art In Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, nationally known artist and best-selling author Lora S. Irish introduces you to the influential art form known as Celtic knot work and unravels the secrets to creating its intricate and beautiful designs. With over 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts, you'll learn the basics of creating the knotted line and the simple twists and braids that form the basis of Celtic art. In no time, you'll be able to incorporate knot patterns and finials, such as animals, leaves, or scroll work, into an unlimited number of styles and layouts that can artistically stand alone or adorn any form of craft. This revised and expanded second edition is the essential guide for any artist or crafter seeking to create the historical beauty of Celtic art. Inside You'll Find: The origins and history of Celtic art Step-by-step instructions for creating twists, braids, and knotted lines Easy methods for crafting your own layouts and knot patterns A guide to enhancing your work with color A gallery of the author's Celtic knot work 'This beautifully presented guide explores and explains the full spectrum of Celtic art . . . The in-depth instructions, suggestions, and demonstrations will make this an invaluable companion for artists wanting to master these intricate and timeless designs for their own work.'—Fiona Ritchie, Scotland ProducerNPR's The Thistle & Shamrock 'Whether you are a designer, a craftsperson, or an artist, the Great Book of Celtic Patterns will offer you not only a historical overview of the origins of Celtic art but also a vast choice of designs from which you may create your own work.'—Art Times Journal 'This is an outstanding book that could be used in many different craft applications.'—East Coast Artisan Read more About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines. Read more

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Classical Principles for Modern Design: Lessons from Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's The Decoration of Houses

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Pdf:Classical Principles for Modern Design: Lessons from Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's The Decoration of Houses.Review 'Jayne makes what could be a very dry and stiff topic lively, understandable and inherently accessible to a broad audience with a conversational tone, lush illustrations and an easily followed organization. Younger readers, or those new to interior decorating, will find Classical Principles for Modern Design an easy and informative read.' —Antiques and the Arts Weekly 'In 1897, five years before the publication of her first novel, [Edith] Wharton co-wrote 'The Decoration of Houses' with architect Ogden Codman, Jr. This treatise on residential design remains of lasting interest to contemporary designers, including Thomas Jayne, known for interiors that artfully embrace and refresh historical tradition.... [Jayne] has revisited the book's maxims in a new guide of his own, 'Classical Principles for Modern Design.' In it, as here, he illustrates Wharton and Codman, Jr.'s dictums through the lens of his own designs—taking the odd liberty in modernizing their spirit.' —The Wall Street Journal'Every religion has its sacred text.... 'Like all sacred texts,' [Thomas Jayne] explains, 'it bears regular reading and rereading to find its meaning.' Sometimes, those revisits inspire a new translation that makes a holy work more accessible to contemporary worshippers. Thus Jayne’s freshly published Classical Principles for Modern Design, an insightful and amusing 21st-century reinterpretation of The Decoration of Houses. Call it the King Jayne Version.'—Architectural Digest'Designer Thomas Jayne's Classical Principles for Modern Design takes on Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's 1897 classic The Decoration of Houses, updating its tenets for contemporary homes and finding that most of its advice—including ideas on proportion and the planning of spaces—remains startlingly relevant today.'—Veranda'Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's 1897 manual, The Decoration of Houses, is 'the most important decorating book ever written,' asserts New York designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne. In his book... Jayne evaluates the guide's relevance to current design and establishes the difference between contemporary elements and those Wharton and Codman held in the 19th century.'—Luxe Interior + Design'Jayne explains that [Wharton and Codman] originally wrote The Decoration of Houses as a reaction to the decline of architectural importance in the designing of houses and the rising fad for interiors being overwhelmed with decorative objects and schemes.... Over 100 years later, Classical Principles for Modern Design asks which of the rules they set forth still apply and how can others be tweaked for modern living. Following the chapter organization of the original book, Jayne takes the reader through topics such as walls, doors, windows and curtains, and ceilings and floors, stressing how these fundamental rules are still important today.'—Galerie'Thomas Jayne is known for his hip, historic interiors that weave elements from the past with modern design.... In his new book, Classical Principles for Modern Design: Lessons From Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman’s The Decoration of Houses he writes about the classical principles advocated by Wharton and Codman, and shows examples of how he has applied them to interiors by Jayne Design Studio. As to the rules, and breaking them, he shows that too, with stunning results.'—Incollect'Wharton and Codman would be proud.'—Array  Read more About the Author AD100 designer Thomas Jayne is founder and principal of Jayne Design Studio. His interiors reflect his passion and wide-ranging knowledge of classical traditions and his quest to further those traditions within contemporary design. Jayne holds a master's degree in American decorative arts from Winterthur and completed fellowships at the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum. He is the author of the highly successful The Finest Rooms in America: Fifty Influential Interiors from the Eighteenth Century to the Present and American Decoration: A Sense of Place, a monograph on the work of Jayne Design Studio. Read more

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The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures

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Pdf:The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures.About the Author Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of many books on design and interiors. She has co-authored several books with Terence Conran including The Essential House Book, Terence Conran on Design, Plain Simple Useful and Conran on Colour. Most recently, she was consultant editor and contributor to Design: The Whole Story. She lives in London. Read more

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2019 Weekly Cleaning Planner: Cute Flowers Colorful, 2019 Weekly Cleaning Checklist, Household Chores List, Cleaning Routine Weekly Cleaning Checklist 8.5' x 11' Cleaning and Organizing Your House

Pdf Home 2019 Weekly Cleaning Planner: Cute Flowers Colorful, 2019 Weekly Cleaning Checklist, Household Chores List, Cleaning Routine Weekly Cleaning Checklist 8.5' x 11' Cleaning and Organizing Your House

Pdf:2019 Weekly Cleaning Planner: Cute Flowers Colorful, 2019 Weekly Cleaning Checklist, Household Chores List, Cleaning Routine Weekly Cleaning Checklist 8.5' x 11' Cleaning and Organizing Your House.19 Cleaning Planner Home cleaning schedule and home organizer planner is designed to guide you in a deep clean, as well as assist with your regular housekeeping routine. This book has a great system in place, this simple format is perfect to get your home and cleaning in organized and simplified. Product Details: Quick clean checklistWeekly cleaning checklist / 2019 Monthly CalendarContains Jan 2019 - Dec 2019Premium Matte Finish Cover DesignPerfectly Large Print Size 8.5" x 11" (22cm x 28cm) pagesPrinted on high quality interior stockLight weight. Easy to carry aroundMade in the USA

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Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide

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Pdf:Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide.Review Winner of the Best Book Bejtlich Read in 2010-- 'Practical Lock Picking (PLP) is an awesome book. I don't provide physical testing services, but as a security professional familiar with Deviant's reputation I was curious to read PLP. Not only is PLP an incredible resource, it should also serve as a model text for others who want to write a good book. First, although the book is less than 250 pages, it is very reasonably priced. Second, Deviant wastes NO space. There is no filler material, background found in other readily available texts, reprinted Web site content, etc. Third, the writing is exceptionally clear and methodical, with extreme attention to detail and a master's approach to educating the reader. Finally, the diagrams, pictures, and figures are superb.'--Richard Bejtlich, TaoSecurity 'No matter what your background is, if you want a new and fascinating insight into this world, I don't think any book will give you a better introduction to this field than this one.'--Barry Wels, Founder and President, The open Organisation Of Lockpickers 'You have exhausted your budgets on the myriad of high tech cyber threats and finally have time to take a breath. Just as you settle in your chair to review the dashboard which shows the fruits of your tireless effort, an alert hits your phone. The voice on the phone cries out 'The servers are GONE!' This book will show you what happens when attackers decide to 'get physical.'--Chris Nickerson, Lares Consulting 'The clear explanation and plentiful diagrams leave the reader with a clear idea of how lock mechanisms work, and the practice exercises that follow build on this knowledge to allow the reader to quickly progress before moving on to the simpler techniques, shimming and bumping...Overall the book does much to dispel the myth that lock-picking is an arcane, difficult art and puts the reader in a position to carry out more effective physical security reviews...In summary this is an excellent practical introduction to the subject and the publishers are to be congratulated for producing another good niche penetration testing book.'--Nick Dunn, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT 'Deviant’s material is presented with rich, detailed diagrams and is offered in easy-to-follow lessons which allow even beginners to acquire the knowledge very quickly. Everything from straightforward lockpicking to quick-entry techniques like shimming, bumping, and bypassing is explained and show. Whether you’re being hired to penetrate security or simply trying to harden your own defenses, this book is essential.'--The Journal of Law Enforcement 'While reading this book, it will be difficult for you to sit calmly and go through it, you will be tempted to look for the locks around your house and start tinkering with it…. What makes this book easy to understand are the clear cut diagrams showing the internal design of locks. You will hardly find a page in this book without those design pictures and all of these are precise engineering-diagram types – not just some random lock pictures. It is very clear that author has taken great efforts to get those pictures right and this is what gives this book 5 star rank!'--SecurityXploded Blog 'There is a well known member of the locksport community called Deviant Ollam He has released a book on lockpicking and penetration testing of locks. Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide [Paperback] This man is an excellent teacher and has given many lectures on locks and picking.'--Lockpicking.com 'This is a fantastic book that I highly recommend if you have any interest in physical security. It's a great reference and guide book for getting started with lock picking, learning how locks work, and really motivates you to want to get your hands dirty trying out the techniques covered in the book.'--Dark Readings Evil Bytes Blog 'Great book for the beginner or an old pro. Been reading lock picking books for 35 years and this is one of the best... Deviant Ollam, one of the security industry's best-known lock picking teachers, has assembled an instructional manual geared specifically toward penetration testers. Unlike other texts on the subject (which tend to be either massive volumes detailing every conceivable style of lock or brief 'spy manuals' that only skim the surface) this book is for INFOSEC professionals that need essential, core knowledge of lock picking and seek the ability to open most locks with relative ease.'--e2e Security website 'Be sure to check out his book as well: Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide. The book, published this past July by Syngress, comes with a DVD ‘filled with indispensible lock picking videos and color photos.’'--The Ethical Hacker website 'Practical Lock Picking is an awesome book… Not only is PLP an incredible resource, it should also serve as a model text for others who want to write a good book… There is no filler material… the writing is exceptionally clear and methodical with extreme attention to detail and a master’s approach to educating the reader… The diagrams, pictures, and figures are superb… Overall, this book is helpful for those wishing to pick locks AND those who want to know how to write a good book.'--TaoSecurity blog Read more From the Back Cover For the first time, Deviant Ollam, one of the security industry's best-known lockpicking teachers, has assembled an instructional manual geared specifically toward penetration testers. Unlike other texts on the subject (which tend to be either massive volumes detailing every conceivable style of lock or brief 'spy manuals' that only skim the surface) this book is for INFOSEC professionals that need essential, core knowledge of lockpicking and seek the ability to open most locks with relative ease. Deviant's material is presented with rich, detailed diagrams and is offered in easy-to-follow lessons which allow even beginners to acquire the knowledge very quickly. Everything from straightforward lockpicking to quick-entry techniques like shimming, bumping, and bypassing is explained and shown.Whether you're being hired to penetrate security or simply trying to harden your own defenses, this book is essential. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide

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Pdf:Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide.Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester’s Training Guide introduces the reader to the basic principles of lock picking. The book combines both easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, and tutorials that will help security-conscious people learn how to open most of the locks they may encounter during auditing or assessment work. It covers the fundamentals of pin tumbler and wafer locks; the basics of picking; beginner and advanced training; and quick entry techniques. Whether the student will be hired at some point to penetrate security or simply trying to harden his or her own defenses, this book is essential. This instructional manual focuses on pin tumbler locks, the construction and function of which are illustrated with the aid of several diagrams. Everything from straightforward lock picking to quick-entry techniques like shimming, bumping, and bypassing are explained and shown. Guides and exercises demonstrate the use of basic lock-picking tools in order to manipulate and open these locks. The text also describes the most common "alternative" designs of pin tumbler locks and summarizes the tools and techniques that can be effective against them. It comes with a DVD filled with indispensable lock picking videos and color photos. This book is an ideal reference for penetration testers, security consultants, and IT security professionals as well as hackers.Detailed photos make learning as easy as picking a lockDVD is filled with indispensible lock picking videos and color photosExtensive appendix details tools and toolkits currently available for all your lock picking needs

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Marfa Modern: Artistic Interiors of the West Texas High Desert

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Pdf:Marfa Modern: Artistic Interiors of the West Texas High Desert.Review 'This book of modern interiors captures both the unique sense of place and the vibrant artistic community of Marfa, Texas, a mecca for art pilgrims, design aficionados, and international hipsters. The idea of 'a place where the demand to live for art is so compelling as to be unavoidable' might sound hyperbolic, but when readers see how these residents live, they'll understand.'—Publishers Weekly'Thompson’s clear, brief essays describe how each homeowner arrived in Marfa—a nice contextual touch, given that it’s a remote place where residents and visitors have to decide very consciously to be. Her descriptions of plans, materials, and design concepts give heft to what could have simply been a lifestyle coffee table book. Photographer Casey Dunn leaves people and styling (extraneous food, flowers, and props) out of his shots, for the most part, which keeps the focus on design choices as well as the play of the desert light inside. The result is a visual page-turner and is clearly a result of Thompson’s reporting skills from her days at Metropolitan Home magazine. Marfa Modern serves as a primer on how a “watering hole” that [Donald] Judd put on the map has evolved without him, and lets it lay claim to importance as a place of vernacular design, not solely an art destination.'—Architectural Record'Each of 21 houses showcases a different response to the landscape—from artful transformations of a former service station and a onetime jail to new builds with 360-degree views. Helen Thompson's brightly knowledgeable tone makes her a welcome guide, but Casey Dunn's 200 photos prove that the least expensive material—the light—remains key to each project's success.'—Interiors'Marfa has grown to be an enclave for artists, chefs, hoteliers, and forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Helen Thompson describes the architecture as intensely personal, an oddball mix of funky vibes with ultra-modern art: 'Each home is a site-specific construction that exists in the spirit of Judd's command to make art suit its space. In the best sense, the thoughtful creatives who have settled lately in Marfa carry on the tradition of Marfa as Donald Judd saw it—as a place where the demand to live for art is unavoidable and compelling.''—Styleblueprint Read more About the Author Helen Thompson is a nationally known writer whose areas of specialty include interior design, architecture, and food. She was formerly a food writer and editor for Texas Monthly magazine and the Texas city editor for Metropolitan Home magazine. She has also written and produced articles for Architectural Digest, Dwell, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living, Traditional Home, Veranda, and many other magazines. She is the author of The Big Texas Steakhouse Cookbook and The Mansion on Turtle Creek Cookbook.   Casey Dunn is an Austin-based architectural and landscape photographer whose work has appeared in Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Dwell, Interior Design magazine, the New York Times Magazine, and Paper City. Read more

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Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building

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Pdf:Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and-Beam Building.Review “If you’ve ever dreamed about building with timbers, this book will convince you that this method is not only beautiful and practical, but often less expensive than “stick building.”  Includes dozens of illustrations and photos.” – Countryside & Small Stock Journal  Read more From the Back Cover If you have only dreamed about the beauty of building with timbers, this book will open your eyes. It will convince you that this method is not only practical today for homes and other buildings, but often is less expensive than 'stick building.'Timber frame builder Jack Sobon and writer Roger Schroeder offer a book for builders as well as those wishing to have the work done for them. Here is practical how-to for both beginners and experienced carpenters who want to try this method. It offers: - The basics of timber framing.- How to design for strength and beauty.- How to combine modern tools and time-tested methods.- A starter project: How to build a 12 x 16 garden toolshed.- Dozens of illustrations and photos that make it all easy to understand. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins: Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)

Pdf Home Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins: Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)

Pdf:Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins: Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Build Like a Pro).About the Author Andrew Wormer is a contributing editor to 'Fine Homebuilding' magazine and the author of 'The Builder's Book of Bathrooms' (The Taunton Press) and 'The Bathroom Idea Book' (The Taunton Press). An experienced builder and bathroom remodeler, Andrew lives in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. Read more

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100 Contemporary Houses (Multilingual Edition)

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Pdf:100 Contemporary Houses (Multilingual Edition).About the Author Philip Jodidio (born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN’s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture. Read more

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Ian Schrager: Works

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Pdf:Ian Schrager: Works.Review 'Aside from the sheer spectacle of seeing Schrager's larger-than-life spaces (and the parties they've hosted, the chapters reveal a startling range and a constantly evolving eye.' -SURFACE MAGAZINE'As the industry searches for its next legitimate voice, this book should be deemed required reading for design lovers, professionals and innovators with heart.'  - IDENTITY MAGAZINE'A sumptuous, coffee table chronicle of [Schrager's] creative output  . . . a serious look at the architectural and design choices that have radically changed the hospitality industry over the past 30 years. -PASSPORT MAGAZINE  Read more About the Author Ian Schrager is the legendary American hotelier and real estate developer, known for creating the boutique hotel concept. Philippe Starck is the world-famous interior and product designer. John Pawson is the leading minimalist architect. Jacques Herzog is the Pritzker Prize–winning partner of Herzog & de Meuron. Julian Schnabel is the widely exhibited and collected artist. Paul Goldberger is the current architecture writer for Vanity Fair. Read more

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Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home

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Pdf:Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home.Review 'One of the Best Design Books of Fall 2013' -Elle Decor'He manages to create enveloping interiors that are both easy and effortless… readers will delight in a closer look at his signature Southern California meets regal European interiors. I find myself truly impressed not just with his range (which is vast), but his master of mixing periods and styles. Jeffrey’s homes never look decorated or designed. They read as authentic expressions- unique expressions- of the homeowners’ lives and loves…Impressive to say the least. I have gone through the book several times with wide-eyed wonder and appreciation. You must add this to your design library.” -Life in a Venti Cup“With his casual yet refined style, Jeffrey’s design aesthetic is functional and beautiful all at the same time. Covering a wide variety of rooms and spaces he’s designed over his career, The Meaning of Home will showcase the depth and diversity of Jeffrey’s projects.” -Interior Canvas“The Meaning of Home showcases the designer’s breezy, tailored look inspired by his Southern California outdoor lifestyle—a synthesis of a fresh informality infused with sophisticated English and European accents. The book features a series of beautifully photographed residences revealing Jeffrey Alan Marks’ skill at capturing each client’s personality, from a movie star’s London townhouse full of eccentric furnishings to a charming Nantucket cottage with nautical embellishments. Through collective imagery and intriguing collages, he shares his creative process and how he creates a sanctuary where all details are synchronized.” -Editor at Large“…creative, fun, beautiful, and (perhaps most important) relaxed and livable aesthetic. I could live in practically any of the spaces he has designed, and love every minute of it.” -Katedid Blog 'Mr. Marks is not a predictable designer nor does he impose a signature look. I would describe him as interpretive in the sense that he translates the needs and tastes of his clients to shape the look of their homes.” -Attic Magazine “…laid-back luxury bolstered by some cost-effective decorating tips.” -Los Angeles Times“Jeffrey Alan Marks’ Meaning of Home is at the top of my list…filled with stunning images of recent projects and personal anecdotes on just exactly what it means to be home.” -La Dolce Vita “His timeless design style sings to me. It is classic, but fresh. Through the combination of traditional elements paired with unique edgy accessories he creates elegant masterpieces in his interiors.” -The Mustard Ceiling “The book strikes the perfect balance of top design and comfort…” -The Simply Luxurious Life'This book has some of the most beautiful photography of interiors that I have ever seen. Jeffrey penned the text himself, and it is well written. You hear his voice as we have come to know it, and he shares details. details, details.' -The Visual Vamp Read more About the Author Based in Santa Monica, Jeffrey Alan Marks founded leading interior design firm JAM, which is included in Elle Décor’s coveted A-list. The firm’s projects are profiled in such publications as Elle Décor, House Beautiful, and Architectural Digest. Marks is also a member of the cast of Million Dollar Decorators. James Beard award–winning chef Suzanne Goin runs celebrated Los Angeles–area restaurants including Lucques and Tavern, a JAM design. Photographer Douglas Friedman specializes in interiors, architecture, and portraiture. Read more

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Interiors: Atelier AM

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Pdf:Interiors: Atelier AM.Review '....with fabulous and rare interiors by an exceptional LA design duo that pay homage to Axel Vervoordt, in the most graceful way, with a light touch. Love this book. ....a superbly edited and rigorously designed book that displays their approach to décor, art, collections and no doubt a new way of life for their ardent clients.' -Stylesaloniste.com'With its elegant gray-linen cover, Interiors Atelier AM could easily grace a table or bookshelf in the understated luxury of a Misczynski interior, set among carefully curated furnishings, both antique and modern.' -1st Dibbs'The sophisticated, soothing designs of wife-and-husband-team--are at the core of this beautiful compendium. The book showcases the couple's harmonious mixtures of weathered materials, vintage and antique furnishings, and blue-chip art....' -Architectural Digest“…gorgeous new book…” –Visual Vamp   “With 200 exquisite photographs by Francois Halard, beautifully printed on heavy stock, the book qualifies as art and design volume in one.” -Quintessence Read more About the Author Alexandra and Michael Misczynski are the team behind the renowned Los Angeles–based design firm Atelier AM. François Halard is an acclaimed photographer who contributes to numerous lifestyle periodicals and books. Axel Vervoordt is an antiques and art dealer in Belgium. Mayer Rus is the design and culture editor of the Los Angeles Times Magazine. Read more

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Design by Nature: Creating Layered, Lived-in Spaces Inspired by the Natural World

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Pdf:Design by Nature: Creating Layered, Lived-in Spaces Inspired by the Natural World.Review Remodelista: Required ReadingGarden & Gun: April Book PickC Magazine: April Top Shelf Book PickSan Francisco Magazine: Most Wanted“Textile designer Erica Tanov’s interiors are as organic and alive as her native California’s woods.”–Martha Stewart Living“In this highly original study of design and nature, Bay Area clothing designer Tanov describes her artistic process as bringing what Proust called “new eyes” to her familiar California surroundings. The book’s five sections—based on wood, weeds, water, dirt, and decay respectively—show readers how to find decorating inspiration right in their own backyards. Tanov follows her obsession with ferns and “their furry brown fronds and delicate green tendrils” through the creative process as her adulation transforms into fodder for textile designs of clothing, home furnishings, and wallpaper. Later in the book, the author pairs a photograph of a redwood forest floor strewn with pinecones with a picture of a daybed tossed with pillows in earth tones and graphic patterns. This creative juxtaposition, like many others within these pages, is a testament to nature’s hand and Tanov’s eye in creating relaxed, inviting rooms. The book combines personal musings, essays, and artist profiles with 100 full-color photographs by Minh Ngo. It will be treasured by a diverse readership whose tastes run from British cult interior designer Ilsa Crawford to American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau.'–Publishers Weekly“Exquisite…For those who love the intricacies, imperfections and ephemerality of the natural world, this book will feel like a familiar, gorgeous friend, and Tanov’s essays are beautifully composed, too.”–BookPage“I am a city girl. However, this book could persuade even me to bring the outside inside. It takes an authentic free spirit to find inspiration in weeds, shadows, rips, and decay. Erica is a dream weaver and an iconoclast. We are lucky she took the time to reveal her thinking process in the pages of this book.” –Tabitha Soren, artist and former MTV News reporter  “Opening up Tanov's book feels like going to the natural hot springs--there is something very cleansing, refreshing, and almost spiritual. But, her book is not only inspiring in a poetic way, it is rich with ideas and takeaways. She's inviting us on a hike through her imagination and it's both compelling and extraordinarily beautiful.' –Justina Blakeney, designer, founder of the Jungalow, and best-selling author of The New Bohemians “I've been inspired by Erica Tanov's quietly refined visual sensibility since I discovered her work. Design by Nature offers a fascinating look at her creative process and her sources of inspiration, illustrated with beautiful, soulful photography by Ngoc Minh Ngo.” –Julie Carlson, founder of Remodelista and author of Remodelista “It is a joy to look through Erica Tanov’s lens; a kindred spirit and steward on the path of amplifying the source of our creativity. Designing and aligning with nature, that higher intelligence, is the essence of balance which begins within each of us.” –Paulette Cole, cofounder and creative director of ABC Carpet and Home “There is hardly anything I like more than getting that rare glimpse inside the process, not to mention, the very space in which an artist works. Design by Nature shows exactly how Erica works and what she is inspired by. Few artists are this open in sharing their inspirations. I find that only the truly confident ones do it well.” –Todd Hido, photographer and artist “Erica is a mix master. As a designer and artist, she picks references from nature and beautifully weaves them into her home, stores, and gorgeous designs. There is a sublime earthy, yet ephemeral combination that is Erica’s special gift to design.  This beautiful book captures that rare combination and gives you a perfect glimpse into the amazing creative mind of this true talent.”–Christiane Lemieux, founder and creative director of DwellStudio and author of The Finer Things and Undecorate  Read more About the Author ERICA TANOV launched her eponymous label in 1990 after earning a BFA in fashion design from Parsons School of Design. Her collections of clothing and lifestyle goods, sold at her three boutiques in California and her online shop, epitomize relaxed luxury. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Elle Decoration UK, Undecorate, and The New Bohemians. Actresses including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tilda Swinton, and Vera Farmiga have donned Tanov's enduring pieces. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Welder's Handbook: A Guide to Plasma Cutting, Oxyacetylene, ARC, MIG and TIG Welding, Revised and Updated

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Pdf:Welder's Handbook: A Guide to Plasma Cutting, Oxyacetylene, ARC, MIG and TIG Welding, Revised and Updated.About the Author Richard Finch, a certified welder and former consultant to NASA, has written several books on welding, including Welder’s Handbook: A Guide to Plasma Cutting, Oxyacetylene, ARC, MIG and TIG Welding and Performance Welding Handbook. Read more

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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code

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Pdf:Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code.From the Back Cover THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D. K. Ching with the code expertise of Steven R Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and easy-to-use visual guide to the International Building Code (IBC) for 2018. Fully updated throughout, it highlights all of the changes to the code for quick reference and easy navigation. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. The first two chapters of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, Sixth Edition give background and context regarding the development, organization, and use of the IBC. The following sections cover such information as: use and occupancy; building heights and areas; types of construction; fire-resistive construction; interior finishes; means of egress; accessibility; energy efficiency; roof assemblies; structural provisions; special inspections and tests; soils and foundations; building materials and systems; and more. A complete, user-friendly guide to code-compliant projects Highlights all the significant changes in the 2018 IBC Uses clear language and Frank Ching's distinctive illustrations to demystify the 2018 International Build Code (IBC) text Provides students and professionals with a fundamental understanding of IBC development, interpretation, and application Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code gives students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to the fundamentals of the 2018 IBC. Read more About the Author FRANCIS D. K. CHING is a leading global authority on architectural drawing, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. His numerous bestselling works have been translated into 20 languages, and are widely regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. STEVEN R WINKEL, FAIA, PE CASp has over 45 years of experience as an architect, engineer, landscape architect, and California Certified Access Specialist. Steve manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of The Preview Group, Inc., and is currently serving his fourth term as the Architect member of the California Building Standards Commission. He is also on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Read more

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Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition

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Pdf:Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition.From the Back Cover THE CLASSIC VISUAL GUIDE TO CORE PRINCIPLES OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, NOW WITH A COMPANION WEB SITE Building Construction Illustrated is the go-to resource for answers to questions about the basic concepts underlying every construction project. With rich illustrations and detailed discussions of building concepts, this book gives you the knowledge you need to succeed in residential and commercial construction, architecture, and structural engineering. This new edition of the revered industry standard remains as relevant as ever—providing the latest information in renowned author Francis D.K. Ching's signature style that blends in-depth content and extraordinary illustration. Ching also expands on his decades-long commitment to environmentally-sensitive construction principles designed to reduce reliance on active environmental control systems and the energy they consume. With detailed instructions, beautiful graphic presentation, and access to new, interactive digital content, Building Construction Illustrated includes: Core, introductory information about construction materials and methods—topics covered in architectural and building technology education and learned by designers, technologists, and managers. Clear and accurate drawings that illustrate state-of-the-art construction processes and materials—updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials. A digital 3-D model showing how building components are assembled—offered in a companion web site: wiley.com/go/constructionillustrated. Whether you are brushing up on the basics or looking for inspiring new construction ideas, Ching's Building Construction Illustrated is an essential reference guide. Read more About the Author FRANCIS D.K. CHING is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the bestselling author and coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Building Codes Illustrated; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Visual Dictionary of Architecture; A Global History of Architecture; Building Structures Illustrated; and Design Drawing. Mr. Ching's works have been translated into more than eleven languages and are recognized for their clear explanations and graphic presentations of complex material. Read more

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The Gypsum Construction Handbook

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Pdf:The Gypsum Construction Handbook.From the Back Cover The standard gypsum construction guide for over 100 years GYPSUM CONTRUCTION HANDBOOK Drywall, joint compound, backerboard, plaster finishes, ceiling panels, sheathing gypsum-based products are essential for construction jobs large and small. From the planning process all the way down to the jobsite, understanding how and when to correctly use gypsum materials can mean the difference between a job well done and a construction nightmare. Since 1905, The Gypsum Construction Handbook has been the standard manual for construction professionals. New materials, new methods, and new requirements demand new approaches, plain and simple. The gypsum revolution changed the world of building construction, and The Gypsum Construction Handbook has kept up with innovation in the industry ever since. This Seventh Edition update includes essential guidelines for using state-of-the art USG products, including innovative ultralight, sustainable, and low-dust materials. USG has been the global leader in gypsum construction products for over a century, and the company employs the world’s premier experts on building with gypsum. These experts are the people who designed the leading products in the industry, and they are the people who wrote the book on how to use them. This book includes detailed instructions for using USG products, including: USG Securock Brand Glass-Mat Sheathing USG Sheetrock Products USG Fiberock Panels USG Ceilings Brand Clean Room ClimaPlus Acoustical Panels USG Durock & Accessory Products USG Imperial & Diamond Brand Plasters In addition, you’ll find general construction best practices for everything from framing to finishing. The Gypsum Construction Handbook also contains all the essentials on health, safety, code, and sustainability. Read more About the Author USG was founded in 1901 and continues to lead the industry in gypsum construction materials. Headquartered at 550 West Adams Street in Chicago, IL, USG is North America's leading producer of gypsum wallboard and joint compound. USG is also a global innovator in the field of acoustic ceiling systems and ceiling suspension systems. The company has over 9,000 employees worldwide, and had revenue of $3.2 billion in 2012. USG is involved in all stages of the gypsum production process, from mining and transport to production and distribution. Its subsidiary, L&W Supply, is the largest drywall distributor in the United States. Read more

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Designs and Floor Plans For Shipping Container Homes: A Book Filled with Designs and Floor Plans for Container Home Construction

Pdf Home Designs and Floor Plans For Shipping Container Homes: A Book Filled with Designs and Floor Plans for Container Home Construction

Pdf:Designs and Floor Plans For Shipping Container Homes: A Book Filled with Designs and Floor Plans for Container Home Construction.Designs and Floor Plans For Shipping Container HomesDownload This Great Book Today! Available To Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet!About the BookThe Container Home Design Book is the first big step in getting started with your new steel box home.This book is filled with designs and floorpans that we created in our 11 years of working on container homes, a recompilation of our team work experiences along with what we have researched and learned from other peoples projects.My team has built many standard homes here in Costa Rica from design to foundation to creating the furnishings. We have many years of experience in welding and metal work.Many of these designs can be used for getting work started and/or approved by your local municipality. These are not official blue prints but can help get costs estimates and much more as you begin your process.This book is mostly filled with designs and floor plans.Thank you and enjoyJimmy LeeHere Is A Preview Of What’s Included…Designs of Shipping Container HomeBlue Prints SamplesFloor PlansSketch up designsMuch, Much More!Get your copy today!

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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

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Pdf:Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods.Amazon.com Review Helpful Resources in this Book Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge. Read more From the Back Cover The latest updated edition of the #1 reference on building construction For the nuts and bolts on building construction practices and materials, thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, and construction technology have turned to Edward Allen and Joseph Iano's Fundamentals of Building Construction. This new Sixth Edition of the bestselling work provides the most up-to-date survey of the basic materials and methods that are used in contemporary building construction. Using the latest building codes, standards, and developments in materials and technologies as its basis, this book covers the complete range of construction activities—from excavating and foundations to cladding and interior finishes—and examines common construction systems, such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction. This Sixth Edition has been fully updated and includes: More than 200 new or updated illustrations and photographs, as well as 70 new photorealistic renderings The latest innovations in glass, concrete, wood, and other materials Updated chapter sections reflecting the latest information and practices on environmental impact, embodied energy and carbon, and sustainability of materials and construction Current 2012 International Building Code®, MasterFormat®2012, and the most recent ASTM references and LEED information Sidebars addressing sustainability considerations 'From Concept to Reality' case studies demonstrating how technical decisions are made in real-world building projects Entirely updated end-of-chapter sections, including selected references, web sites, key terminology, review questions, and exercises Completely revised digital learning resources available on the Interactive Resource Center companion site, including new Interactive Exercises, Animations, Flash Cards, Self-Tests, and Image Gallery Icons found throughout the text indicating availability of Interactive Exercises and Animations on the online Interactive Resource Center companion site to expand learning of difficult concepts Companion book, Exercises in Building Construction, available in print or e-book format Fundamentals of Building Construction, Sixth Edition lays the foundation that every architect and construction professional needs to build a successful career. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings

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Pdf:Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings.From the Back Cover THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE DESIGN OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS With over 2,200 drawings and photographs—more than 300 of them new to this edition—Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings covers basic theory, preliminary building design guidelines, and detailed design procedures for buildings of all sizes, and also provides information on the latest technologies, emerging design trends, and updated codes. In addition, the companion web site includes over 30 Interactive Animations, new case studies, a test bank in Respondus, and Instructor's Manual. For more than 75 years, this classic text has been the industry standard teaching and practice reference for building environmental control systems. Authored by two leading green design educators, this instructive reference provides the most current information on low-energy architecture, including: Context, comfort, and environmental resources Indoor air quality and thermal control Illumination, acoustics, and electricity Fire protection, signal systems, and transportation This completely updated and expanded Twelfth Edition continues to help prepare generations of students for their careers in architecture, architectural engineering, and construction management, and to supply professionals with in-depth information to assist them with their decision making in practice. Read more About the Author WALTER T. GRONDZIK, PE, LEED AP BD+C, is an architectural engineer and Professor of Architecture at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Grondzik is a Fellow of ASHRAE, a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society, and a past president of the Society of Building Science Educators and of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium. His research includes building commissioning, sustainability and high-performance building initiatives, and all areas of environmental control systems and their effects on buildings and occupants. ALISON G. KWOK, PHD, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is an architect and Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, Eugene, teaching design studios, seminars in building performance, and environmental technology. Kwok is a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society and a Certified Passive House Consultant. Her research includes identifying adaptive and mitigation strategies for climate change, thermal comfort, and building performance case studies. Read more

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Picture Framing: How to Make Simple, Stylish, and Decorative Picture Frames at Home

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Pdf:Picture Framing: How to Make Simple, Stylish, and Decorative Picture Frames at Home.Picture Framing For Beginners!Want to Make Simple, Stylish, and Decorative Picture Frames at Home? You've Come to the Right Place...Here's A Preview Of What This Picture Framing Book Contains...An Introduction to Picture FramingDecorating With Picture FramesDecorating IdeasDIY Picture Framing -Tools & EquipmentBasic Picture Framing StepsDIY Picture Frame Projects for BeginnersStarting Your Own Picture Framing BusinessAnd Much, Much More!Order Your Copy Now And Let's Get Making!

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Plants: 2,400 Royalty-Free Illustrations of Flowers, Trees, Fruits and Vegetables (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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Pdf:Plants: 2,400 Royalty-Free Illustrations of Flowers, Trees, Fruits and Vegetables (Dover Pictorial Archive).About the Author Jim Harter is a successful artist and editor of several Dover Pictura CD-ROM Books, including Harter's Picture Archive for Collage and Illustration, Landscapes and Cityscapes for Artists and Craftspeople, Nautical Illustrations, and more. Read more

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Sears Modern Homes, 1913 (Dover Architecture)

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Pdf:Sears Modern Homes, 1913 (Dover Architecture).For thousands of Americans, catalogs such as Sears' Modern Homes were the first step in realizing their dreams of owning a home. Reproduced from a rare 1913 edition, this volume features 112 designs for homes of "comfort and refinement." These authentic plans offer a wealth of information on building materials and other details, along with external views, floor plans, descriptions with prices, and more. Antique collectors, home hobbyists, and fans of traditional design will find this book a bountiful resource for valuable tips on building and restoration.

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Veranda Escapes: Alluring Outdoor Style

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Pdf:Veranda Escapes: Alluring Outdoor Style.About the Author Clinton Smith is the Editor in Chief of Veranda, the celebrated interiors and lifestyle magazine. He is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the fields of interior design, style, architecture, travel, and other luxury lifestyle topics for almost two decades. During his time at Veranda, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017, the magazine has become the ultimate sourcebook for those on a quest for the very best.Veranda magazine is unparalleled in its commitment to luxury living and delivers the finest in home decoration, style, travel, culture, and more. It showcases the country's leading designers and travels far and wide to bring its readers some of the world’s most fascinating interiors. Read more

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How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts

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Pdf:How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts.Review 'How to hammer, how to saw, how to dream. The perfect guidebook for kids.' - Wally Lawrnece, reader and weekend carpenter. Read more From the Back Cover This book is filled with fun projects for kids and their parents to build in their backyards. It begins with a section on basic carpentry and continues with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on building treehouses, forts and huts. It concludes with a section on 'cool stuff for kids to make' such as treasure chests, cannons, catapults, and several fun projects to build in the snow. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Garages 2nd Edition: Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage - Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans (Black & Decker Complete Guide)

Pdf Home Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Garages 2nd Edition: Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage - Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans (Black & Decker Complete Guide)

Pdf:Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Garages 2nd Edition: Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage - Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans (Black & Decker Complete Guide).About the Author The Editors of Cool Springs Press have produced the highest quality DIY home improvement books for more than 30 years. In conjunction with the experts at BLACK+DECKER™ they have combined resources to create more than 200 home improvement titles that provide consumers and weekend DIYers with the information they need to get the job done right. Their books have set the standard for do-it-yourself publishing, featuring clear, professional photography and concise step-by-step instructions that get straight to the point. View our full catalog at quartoknows.com or connect with us on Facebook (facebook.com/QuartoHomes), Twitter (@quartohomes), or Pinterest (pinterest.com/QuartoHomes). Read more

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Designing Your Gardens and Landscapes: 12 Simple Steps for Successful Planning

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Pdf:Designing Your Gardens and Landscapes: 12 Simple Steps for Successful Planning.Amazon.com Review In Designing Your Garden and Landscapes, Janet Macunovich lays out a simple 12-step plan that can enable you to design the perfect garden space while eliminating the guesswork. If you're a first-time gardener or a novice, chances are you'll find her sensible approach useful. The book was created as a how-to manual and workbook, so many pages leave space for priority lists or diagrams, and the plastic ring binder means it holds up to plenty of wear. Macunovich begins by focusing on the importance of setting goals. Why do you want a garden? How will you be using it? What are your favorite plants? This process takes time and compromise, and provides the perfect beginning for moving on to the next steps: setting a budget and planning for maintenance. Once these basics are decided, the real fun begins--the actual design. Important subjects such as site assessment, plant selection, and border mapping are given thorough attention. Macunovich also does new growers a service by decoding plant-marketing comments. For instance, 'does well in dry soils' can translate to both tolerating drought and rotting if overwatered, depending on your perspective. By the time you've finished these 12 steps, you'll have all the information you need to design a smart garden space. --Jill Lightner Read more From the Back Cover Design the Perfect Landscape for Your Home - In 12 Simple Steps! Let Janet Macunovich's practical approach to design help you transform your yard and garden into the landscape of your dreams! New homeowners and first - time landscapers will love this specific, easy-to-understand method. Experienced gardeners will appreciate the professional advice and helpful tips for improving their yards and gardens. Whatever your experience, this book will help you avoid costly and time-consuming mistakes. Most important, it will teach you how to customize a landscape design unique to your needs. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Nicky Haslam's Folly De Grandeur: Romance and Revival in an English Country House

Pdf Home Nicky Haslam's Folly De Grandeur: Romance and Revival in an English Country House

Pdf:Nicky Haslam's Folly De Grandeur: Romance and Revival in an English Country House.Review 'For a glimpse of a real, and gorgeous, English country house, dip into Haslam’s splendid book. Haslam’s rooms look as though they’re loved. Things are allowed to age and shred and crumble, and therein lies their charm. The 192 pages of Folly de Grandeur, uncover every smart, cozy, and chic detail of the designer ' ~New York Times'The book covers five centuries of the house, living with its history, as well as the traditional garden, the furnishings, the comfort, versatility and ease of every corner. ...Every page and each image is a design lesson—from vignettes showing how to make sofas comfortable, to creating tableaux, classical elements, hallways, evening cocktails (his bar is inspiring), and entertaining with panache.' ~thestylesaloniste.com'...the fascinating story of the country house through color photographs so lush you will feel like you spent the night there.' ~Array Magazine'...a charming yet detailed look at how the English country house can be re-imagined for today (and for any country location) in his decades-long makeover of a historic country house. In this book, Haslam presents in detail his 'folly de grandeur,' a beautiful English country house lovingly tended for over 40 years, and known for its exquisite architecture and decoration, providing new insights into the enduring appeal of the English country house.' ~Editoratlarge.com Read more About the Author Nicholas Haslam is one of the world’s leading interior decorators, credited with reinventing interior design in Britain and America. Based in London, he has designed interiors for many notable clients, including Ringo Starr and Mick Jagger. His work has been featured in The World of Interiors, Vogue, Architectural Digest, and many other publications. Read more

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The Art of Japanese Architecture

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Pdf:The Art of Japanese Architecture.Review 'The Art of Japanese Architecture is an ideal book for those studying and already have knowledge about Japanese architecture, and for those who are simply looking for a good introduction on the subject. It is also indispensable for those who are interested in Japanese culture and aestheticism, as architecture of any culture reflects the culture in which it exists. Both a visual and educational delicacy, make sure this book finds its way onto your bookshelf to enrich the variety of your reading pleasures.' —Sejiaku blog'The book gives you a comprehensive survey of the history of Japanese architecture, from the prehistoric period to the present day. What I especially liked about it is the way it unpacks the design and construction techniques used with easy-to-follow diagrams and explanations.' —Sequins and Cherry Blossom blog'The Japanese aesthetic remains one of simple asymmetry, imbued with respect for the natural environment. Here's a compelling history of Japanese architecture, from ancient dwellings to spectacular, modern urban towers.' —From House to Home blog'If you are interested in Japanese culture, architecture (both traditional and modern), and/or beautiful photographs of Japan, then this book will be of interest to you!' —Tokyo Five blog'A tribute and rich entree to a beautiful architectural form; highly recommended. —Library Journal Read more About the Author David Young obtained his Ph.D. from Stanford before teaching anthropology at the University of Alberta in Canada. Michiko (Kimura) Young graduated from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies before moving to Canada, where she worked for many years in the international affairs office at the University of Alberta. The Youngs co-authored The Art of the Japanese Garden. They now live on Gabriola Island off the west coast of Canada. www.JapaneseAesthetics.comTan Hong Yew obtained a degree in fine arts in 1996 from the Kuala Lumpur College of Art in Malaysia. Since then he has contributed to many group exhibitions. He works as a freelance illustrator, specializing in architectural illustrations. Read more

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Building Your Home: A Simple Guide to Making Good Decisions

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Pdf:Building Your Home: A Simple Guide to Making Good Decisions.Review ''This book is a great resource for anyone thinking about a building or remodeling project.  With so many moving parts and things to consider during the process, Kristina Leigh s approach, and attention to detail, which considers lifestyle, daily routine and a master plan for the future gives homeowners and their building team critical background information to succeed.'' --Brent Hull - host, HISTORY's ''Lone Star Restoration'', owner and founder, Hull Historical and author of Building a Timeless House in an Instant Age''I m all about keeping things simple and organized which is why I fell in love with Building Your Home: A Simple Guide to Making Good Decisions. From the stunning photos to the tips on budgeting and communication with contractors, Kristina Leigh covers it all!'' --Zabrina Hancock - Interior Stylist/Blogger, ZDesign At Home Read more From the Inside Flap In this smart and witty guide to building a home while keeping your sanity, architect Kristina Leigh Wiggins shares knowledge accumulated from years of experience as a project manager, and explains how to stay organized when creating or remodeling your home. With advice on topics ranging from maintaining communication with builders, architects and your spouse throughout a project, to commute planning, Wiggins leaves nothing out. Building Your Home: A Simple Guide to Making Good Decisions is filled with beautiful photos of homes, gardens and materials, sketches, and detachable pages and sections to pen in responses that make the book interactive and adaptable to any level of home building. Wiggins goes beyond just a check-list of how to build a home, helping the reader create a realistic and all-encompassing plan in order to achieve what they really want in a home. From pre-planning to moving in, this guide keeps you comfortably afloat the moving, building, or remodeling process that we all go through at some point. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction, 2nd Edition

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Pdf:Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction, 2nd Edition.Review Dykstra, an architect and teacher of construction management courses, offers an introduction to managing contracted construction projects... By and large, the chapters tend to address issues of the construction contract process chronologically, and this feature is helpful to the reader. Additionally, each chapter contains definitions of the relevant nomenclature and a set of self-test questions. The premise of the coverage of topics is that the design of the work has already been completed, and that the actual implementation of the construction will need to be accomplished by a construction contractor. Although the book discusses project management topics such as estimating and scheduling, the thrust of the work is on contract management issues such as the bidding environment, bidding process, incremental payments, and contract-related negotiations. This book is useful for students taking introductory courses in construction management at both four-year and two-year colleges. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates and two-year technical program students. --ALA Choice (Amer. Library Assoc.) review of 1st editionConstruction Project Management: A Complete Introduction is a guide for those who are set to manage their own larger scale construction project and what needs to be done to keep it all from getting out of hand. Stating how to manage your staff, manage contractors, the risks that need to be considered, financial planning, and much more. With additional information on dealing with legal issues, the role of technology, and more, Construction Project Management is a strongly recommended pick for anyone who is trying to get into the construction industry. --Midwest Book Review, of 1st editionConstruction Project Management is informative and easy to read. It clearly outlines the professional building processes and procedures. It is a great book not only for students, but for the building professional as well. --Andy Briglio, contractor Read more About the Author Alison Dykstra, AIA, CSI has been a registered architect for over 30 years and began teaching construction management in the early 1990s. This textbook draws on her extensive professional and classroom experience to explain the complex systems of construction management in a highly accessible way that meets the needs of both beginners and seasoned contractors. She is also author of a text on Green Construction. Read more

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Construction Daily Site Log Book | Job Site Project Management Report: Record Workforce, Tasks, Schedules, Daily Activities, Etc.

Pdf Home Construction Daily Site Log Book | Job Site Project Management Report: Record Workforce, Tasks, Schedules, Daily Activities, Etc.

Pdf:Construction Daily Site Log Book | Job Site Project Management Report: Record Workforce, Tasks, Schedules, Daily Activities, Etc..This practical letter sized (8.5 x 11 inch; 21.59 x 27.94 cm) daily site log has been carefully designed for foremen, forewomen, construction site managers. Ideal for keeping everything recorded: Space is left at the top of each page so that it can be clipped onto a clipboard. Designed to work with an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS). Simply give each page a document number, take a photograph and upload it directly.Record all important site related activities: weather, deliveries, work stoppages, safety incidents etc. In case of disputes, you can be sure you have the required information thus minimising claim and litigation risks. As long as you give each page its specific dated project number it can be photographed and then uploaded to a electronic document management system (EDMS). All lines in the log book are dark grey, instead of black, so they are less distracting. If you’re in construction or dirt work, this record book will help you recall details. You can go back and see the ground conditions, deliveries, contractors, equipment, etc., on site. If you keep up with your paperwork this will meet your needs. As long as you are consistent, it is admissible. Functional size: 8.5 x 11 inch; 21.59 x 27.94 cm letter size dimensions; the ideal size for all purposes. Reliable standards: Book industry perfect binding (the same standard binding as the books in your local library). Tough paperback. Crisp white paper that minimizes ink bleed-through. The book is great for either pen or pencil users. Space to record: date, unique project number, foreman name, weather conditions, visitors, schedule, problems, delays, safety issues, accidents/incidents, summary of work performed, signature, employees/contractors’ names, trades, and hours worked, equipment, materials, and notes. 

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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

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Pdf:One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey.To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed... to choose an idyllic site, cut trees and build a log cabin... to be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available... to be not at odds with the world but content with one's own thoughts and company. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them. He found a place, built a cabin, and stayed to become part of the country. One Man's Wilderness is a simple account of the day-to-day explorations and activities he carried out alone, and the constant chain of nature's events that kept him company. From Proenneke's journals, and with first-hand knowledge of his subject and the setting, Sam Keith has woven a tribute to a man who carved his masterpiece out of the beyond.

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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

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Pdf:One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey.From Library Journal This book made a big splash when it debuted in 1973. Keith based the text on the journals and photography of Richard Proenneke, who, after racking up years of 50-hour work weeks, did what many of us only fantasize about: he chucked it all and went to live in the woods. Now in his 80s, Proenneke still abides in the log cabin he built with his own hands and has become an icon for naturalists. Though few will follow Proenneke's lead, his story can be quite inspiring. Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more Review ''One Man's Wilderness is the best modern piece of prose about Alaska, the one that gives the truest picture of what living in the bush today is like for the lone individual.''  ---Anchorage Daily News''[Proenneke's] journals froms the text of this handsome book, and his parkling color slides illustrate it with a beauty that tugs at your heart and sets your heels to itching just a little. You owe yourself the pleasure of this book.'' ---Biloxi Sun Hearld Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Tile Decorating Book: Designing and Hand-Painting Tiles : A Practical Guide

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Pdf:The Tile Decorating Book: Designing and Hand-Painting Tiles : A Practical Guide.An exploration of the many beautiful traditions and design ideas for tiles. Includes fifty step-by-step projects for hand-painting tiles in traditional and original styles, and for using them creatively in every area of the home. A practical techniques and templates section is included.

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The TAB Guide to DIY Welding: Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists

Pdf Home The TAB Guide to DIY Welding: Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists

Pdf:The TAB Guide to DIY Welding: Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists.About the Author Jackson Morley pursued his interest in design and fabrication while studying Industrial Design at the University of Kansas where he gained experience with MIG welders and sheet metal fabrication, and explored blacksmithing with a local artist. In Providence, RI, Jackson works at an industrial arts organization called the Steel Yard, which is best known for creating unique public art and offering courses in welding, blacksmithing, ceramics and more. He teaches sheet metal forming, bicycle maintenance and MIG welding courses, sharing his creative problem-solving experience, 'work-smart' practices, and efficient design principles using new and recycled materials. Read more

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Sculpting the Female Face & Figure in Wood: A Reference and Techniques Manual

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Pdf:Sculpting the Female Face & Figure in Wood: A Reference and Techniques Manual.From the Back Cover Learn How to Bring Out Female Beauty from a Block of Wood The female face and figure have been drawn, sculpted, carved and painted by artists and craftsmen from around the world for centuries. Now, author and wood sculpting teacher, Ian Norbury, reveals the techniques that he and hundreds of his students have used to successfully carve the female face and figure in wood. Inside this comprehensive how-to guide, you'll find: - Expert tips on taking accurate reference photos of your model and creating working patterns. - In-depth anatomical drawings help you to understand the body's natural variations. - A stunning photo gallery of finished carvings is included for illumination and inspiration. Six step-by-step projects take you through the entire carving process. Using hundreds of photographs and drawings, the author provides detailed instructions for carving two different adult faces, two children's faces, and two torsos. Both beginner and advanced woodcarvers will find practical advice for creating beautiful sculptures. Read more About the Author Ian Norbury is the author of Carving Facial Expressions, Fundamentals of Figure Carving, and Techniques of Creative Woodcarving. He has taught sculpture in the United States, England, Iceland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Germany. His sculptures are displayed at the White Knight Gallery in Cheltenham, England. His work includes commissions for Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Read more

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The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook

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Pdf:The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook.Review Walkways and fountain areas featuring intricate mosaic pebble designs are made easy for the average craftsperson. (Jim Carlson Country Decorating Ideas 2004)An excellent source of ideas for landscape artists. With photos of some of the world's finest pebble mosaics, this handbook is both an invitation and an inspiration.Pebble pizzazz... a fun way to jazz up outdoor spaces. (Megan Miers Tulsa World 2003)The high art of pebble mosaic, so lovingly, lavishly, and exhaustively documented... Part world tour of pebble art, part do-it-yourself guide, and part idea catalog, the book succeeds remarkably.Benefit from Howarth's experiences as she shares methods that have succeeded and failed. She also gives her special cement recipe. (Linda Hutchinson San Gabriel Valley Tribune 2003)Not only a history of mosaics and beautiful photographs, but a how-to guide for projects... Directions are clear and illustrated.A book full of possibilities... more than 300 photographs of intricate designs from around the world... [Howarth ] comes to the rescue of novices, however, with her technique for a precast mosaic. (Lee Stratton Columbus Dispatch 2003)Photographic examples of often stunning pebblework... a step-by-step approach to the craft. Read more About the Author Maggy Howarth is one of the world's leading authorities on pebble mosaics and author of the bestseller The Art of Pebble Mosaics. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Mosaic Art and Style: Designs for Living Environments

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Pdf:Mosaic Art and Style: Designs for Living Environments.About the Author JoAnn Locktov has been an advisory board member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists since it was founded in 1999. She also contributes articles to the quarterly newsletter, Groutline. JoAnn lives in Mill Valley, CA Read more

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The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook

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Pdf:The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook.Review Walkways and fountain areas featuring intricate mosaic pebble designs are made easy for the average craftsperson. (Jim Carlson Country Decorating Ideas 2004-07-01)An excellent source of ideas for landscape artists. (Library Journal 2003-10-15)With photos of some of the world's finest pebble mosaics, this handbook is both an invitation and an inspiration. (Kitchener Record 2003-09-20)Pebble pizzazz... a fun way to jazz up outdoor spaces. (Megan Miers Tulsa World 2003-09-27)Benefit from Howarth's experiences as she shares methods that have succeeded and failed. She also gives her special cement recipe. (Linda Hutchinson San Gabriel Valley Tribune 2003-10-25)The high art of pebble mosaic, so lovingly, lavishly, and exhaustively documented... Part world tour of pebble art, part do-it-yourself guide, and part idea catalog, the book succeeds remarkably. (Design and Build Magazine)A book full of possibilities... more than 300 photographs of intricate designs from around the world... [Howarth ] comes to the rescue of novices, however, with her technique for a precast mosaic. (Lee Stratton Columbus Dispatch 2003-12-20)Not only a history of mosaics and beautiful photographs, but a how-to guide for projects... Directions are clear and illustrated. Photographic examples of often stunning pebblework... a step-by-step approach to the craft. (Miami Herald 2004-11-07) Read more About the Author Maggy Howarth is one of the world's leading authorities on pebble mosaics and author of the bestseller The Art of Pebble Mosaics. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Address Book: Beautiful Tropical Beach design 5.5 by 8.5 for Contacts, Addresses, Phone Numbers, Emails, Birthdays, Anniversaries and more Over 300 entries + Important Numbers (Vol. 9)

Pdf Home Address Book: Beautiful Tropical Beach design 5.5 by 8.5 for Contacts, Addresses, Phone Numbers, Emails, Birthdays, Anniversaries and more Over 300 entries + Important Numbers (Vol. 9)

Pdf:Address Book: Beautiful Tropical Beach design 5.5 by 8.5 for Contacts, Addresses, Phone Numbers, Emails, Birthdays, Anniversaries and more Over 300 entries + Important Numbers (Vol. 9).Keep track of your important contacts This Tropical Beach address book is 5.5 x 8.5 size, has a matte soft cover/paperback/notebook cover with 112 white pages inside. It contains spaces for name, relation, address, city, state, zip, home number, cell number, work number, fax number, email address, website, birthday, anniversary and several lines for notes. Over 300 Spaces for Contact details 110 Pages of contacts 5.5 x 8.5 inches Makes a Perfect Gift 6 pages in front for your important contacts Alphabetically Organized Includes Birthday and Anniversary Space for notes included Other Cover Designs Available - See below Paperback/Soft cover/Notebook Utilize the six pages in the front of your address book for frequently and most important contacts so it’s easy to retrieve. The address book continues with an alphabetically marked and organized section for quick access when you need to locate a contact. For your convenience some contacts have websites that you will want to remember and that space is included. To help you remember those important dates like anniversaries or birthdays we have included space for each of those in this address book. We have added several note lines for you to add any other important information that is necessary for your contact, such as account or policy numbers, additional children's birthdays and so forth. Want to see other cover designs? An easy way to search for our products is to click amazon search and type in Elf Owl Publishing to get the complete listing of what is available. Example: Elf Owl Publishing Address Book Be sure to check out our entire line of products: Address Books, Password Journals, Sermon Notes, Bible Study Notes, Bullet Dot Grid Style Journals, and more. Go to our Author Page by clicking on Elf Owl Publishing under the title of this product. This is a paperback, softcover, notebook style journal.

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Home Maintenance Log Book: Plans for Seasonal Maintenance Checklist, Project, Room, Lawn and Garden Care. Contractor Directory and Home Inventory for 2 years. (homeowners record keeping)

Pdf Home Home Maintenance Log Book: Plans for Seasonal Maintenance Checklist, Project, Room, Lawn and Garden Care. Contractor Directory and Home Inventory for 2 years. (homeowners record keeping)

Pdf:Home Maintenance Log Book: Plans for Seasonal Maintenance Checklist, Project, Room, Lawn and Garden Care. Contractor Directory and Home Inventory for 2 years. (homeowners record keeping).Home Maintenance Log Book for home, house, office. Keep your house with Home Maintenance Log Book Make your life easier and less stressful with schedules, checklists and planners so you stay on track all year long. 2 years - home maintenance log bok / Each year have includes Home Maintenance Schedule - Keep track of your home maintenance all year long. Seasonal Maintenance Checklist - Spring / Summer / Fall / Winter (create your own list or/and use pre-filled checklist). Home Maintenance Log : Keep track of service calls and repair. (records date, system/appliance, service, cost, date complete, notes). Project at a Glance: Monitor the progress of househoal projects (plans and tracks project, description, cost, target date, priority, notes). Project Planner: Create a detailed project plan for DIY projects or home improvement (writing your project, budget, priority, deadilne, idea/detail, materials needed, cost, action steps, notes). Project by Room: Monitor project by room (room, budget, priority, deadline, action step, materials). Room Design: List important details for eache room (room, dimensions, style, project, detailof Paint colors & flooring). Contractor Directory: Finding your contractors number easily (service, detail and information of company and contact). Home Inventory List: Keep your homeowner's insurance information and list all electronics, appliances, furniture and valuables for each room in your home. Lawn & Garden: record and date lawn and garden treatment for the year. Notes Large size paper 8.5 inches by 11 inches. 120 pages Get start Home Maintenance Log Book today!

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Home Maintenance Log Book: Home Maintenance Schedule, Organizer, Checklist, Planner and Record Book for 2 years. 8.5x11 Inches. (homeowners record keeping binder)

Pdf Home Home Maintenance Log Book: Home Maintenance Schedule, Organizer, Checklist, Planner and Record Book for 2 years. 8.5x11 Inches. (homeowners record keeping binder)

Pdf:Home Maintenance Log Book: Home Maintenance Schedule, Organizer, Checklist, Planner and Record Book for 2 years. 8.5x11 Inches. (homeowners record keeping binder).Home Maintenance Log Book for home, house, office. Keep your house with Home Maintenance Log Book Make your life easier and less stressful with schedules, checklists and planners so you stay on track all year long. 2 years - home maintenance log bok / Each year have includes Home Maintenance Schedule - Keep track of your home maintenance all year long. Seasonal Maintenance Checklist - Spring / Summer / Fall / Winter (create your own list or/and use pre-filled checklist). Home Maintenance Log : Keep track of service calls and repair. (records date, system/appliance, service, cost, date complete, notes). Project at a Glance: Monitor the progress of househoal projects (plans and tracks project, description, cost, target date, priority, notes). Project Planner: Create a detailed project plan for DIY projects or home improvement (writing your project, budget, priority, deadilne, idea/detail, materials needed, cost, action steps, notes). Project by Room: Monitor project by room (room, budget, priority, deadline, action step, materials). Room Design: List important details for eache room (room, dimensions, style, project, detailof Paint colors & flooring). Contractor Directory: Finding your contractors number easily (service, detail and information of company and contact). Home Inventory List: Keep your homeowner's insurance information and list all electronics, appliances, furniture and valuables for each room in your home. Lawn & Garden: record and date lawn and garden treatment for the year. Notes Large size paper 8.5 inches by 11 inches. 120 pages

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Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life (A Handbook for Homeowners)

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Pdf:Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life (A Handbook for Homeowners).Review This book is a wake-up call for anyone who lives with wildfire risk. It is solidly researched, easy to read and reference, and full of information that could save homes...and lives. --Dave Zadar, a long-time fire manager in Boulder, ColoradoA very compelling read and extremely informative. The combination of the author's real-life experience and her diligent research makes this a very helpful handbook for people living with the risk of wildfire --Michele Steinberg, Manager Firewise Communities Program, National Fire Protection AssociationI will definitely recommend Surviving Wildfire to homeowners and insurance professionals; it is a great, comprehensive resource! Masterson explains everything in understandable, objective language that is anchored in her personal experience. --Carole Walker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association Read more About the Author Award-winning author and researcher Linda Masterson tackles a subject she knows all too well in Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life. Masterson's home burned to the ground in a Colorado wildfire in 2011, leaving her with little but her laptop and a fierce determination to get back on her feet and get on with her life. Masterson has always specialized in turning the complex into the comprehensible. In her job as director of Strategic Planning for Ketchum Communications she provided insight and direction to clients ranging from Procter & Gamble to Campbell Soup. As an award-winning author her work has appeared in The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Log Homes Illustrated, Countryside, New Pioneer, Animal Kingdom and many more. Her handbook, Living With Bears: A Practical Guide to Bear Country, has become the book of choice for bear professionals and homeowners alike. Linda is a partner in Phillips Group, a marketing and communications firm, and now lives in her new home north of Fort Collins with her husband Cory Phillips. Read more

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Profit First for Contractors: Transform Your Construction Business From a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

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Pdf:Profit First for Contractors: Transform Your Construction Business From a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine.Construction industry business coach, speaker, and author, Shawn Van Dyke, has taken the core concepts of Mike Michalowicz's Profit First and customized them to address the specific needs of the construction industry. Profit First for Contractors addresses the major struggles contractors face and provides clear and actionable guidance on how to overcome them. Shawn shows contractors how to go from simply getting by to becoming permanently profitable. This audiobook is for every construction business owner who dreams of prosperity. Using Van Dyke's Profit First for Contractors system, listeners will learn how to break out of the "craftsman cycle" - the seemingly never-ending loop of urgent tasks and responsibilities that keep contractors from gaining traction toward their important goals. He guides construction business owners how to understand their financial statements and how to use them to determine the markup and margin that lead to profits. You will also learn how to develop solid rules of thumb for the operation of your construction businesses, and how to implement an effective cash management plan that simplifies accounting and leverages normal human behavior. Using real-life stories from actual construction business owners, step-by-step advice, and his conversational twang, Van Dyke puts permanent profitability within reach of every construction business owner.

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The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs: The Investor's Guide to Defining Your Renovation Plan, Building Your Budget, and Knowing Exactly How Much It All Costs

Pdf Home The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs: The Investor's Guide to Defining Your Renovation Plan, Building Your Budget, and Knowing Exactly How Much It All Costs

Pdf:The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs: The Investor's Guide to Defining Your Renovation Plan, Building Your Budget, and Knowing Exactly How Much It All Costs.Book Description You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation. This book gives you the tools needed to produce the income you desire on your first—or next—flip! Read more From the Back Cover ENTIRELY REVISED AND UPDATED! Over 40,000 first edition copies sold. How much does it really cost to renovate your investment property? Learn detailed tips, tricks, and tactics to accurately budget nearly any house flipping project and investment property renovation from expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott. Discover the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs in hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place! Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!   Inside, you will learn how to: -Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope -Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck -Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter -See big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them -Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget -Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects -Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation -And so much more! You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. This book gives you the estimation tools needed to produce the income you desire on your first—or next—investment deal! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Soap Making Made Easy Ultimate Guide To Soap Making Including Recipes: Soapmaking Homeade and Handcrafted for 2015

Pdf Home Soap Making Made Easy Ultimate Guide To Soap Making Including Recipes: Soapmaking Homeade and Handcrafted for 2015

Pdf:Soap Making Made Easy Ultimate Guide To Soap Making Including Recipes: Soapmaking Homeade and Handcrafted for 2015.Soap making at home has many benefits both for adults and children. Basic soap making can teach you about chemistry processes like saponification and more. On top of that, the more familiar you get with the process, the more you can create soap that is designed especially for your needs. You will be able to create soaps with the scents that you love, that do not irritate sensitive skin and that even comes in the shapes that you prefer. Soap making is a great way to get the soap you want!

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Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities

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Pdf:Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities.Review 'Cool Tools is a refreshing antidote to the hype that surrounds the latest hot gadgets. Unimpressed by newness for newness' sake, Kelly is attracted to objects that have withstood the test of time -- and is passing those ideas on to others. It's a habit he learned while editing and publishing the Whole Earth Catalog, the bible of counterculture do-it-yourselfers who wanted in 'tools and ideas for the 21st century.'' (Leander Kahney, Wired News)'Stewart Brand said that Cool Tools had captured the spirit of the Whole Earth Catalog but without taking on a counterculture and back-to-the-land philosophy. 'It proves that you can restart the essence of something,' he said.' (John Markoff, New York Times)'Cool Tools is what the Whole Earth Catalog always wanted to be.' (Peter Schwartz, futurist, Salesforce)'Jeff Bezos is a fan of e-mail newsletters such as Cool Tools, a compendium of technology tips and product reviews written by Kevin Kelly, a co-founder of Wired.' (Brad Stone, author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon)Cool Tools has been featured in 'Best of the Web' lists, such as the following:* Forbes Best of the Web Directory* Alltop - Gadgets* New York Times Blogs 101 - Technology Toys & Cool Things Read more About the Author Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor from its inception until 1999. He is editor and publisher of the Cool Tools website, which gets half a million unique visitors per month. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers' Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. His last book, What Technology Wants (Viking/Penguin October 18, 2010), asserted that technology as a whole is not just a jumble of wires and metal but a living, evolving organism that has its own unconscious needs and tendencies. He also authored the best-selling New Rules for the New Economy and the classic book on decentralized emergent systems, Out of Control. Kevin Kelly's website is kk.org. Read more

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Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organize your Home and Life with over 100 Checklists and Worksheets (Plus Free Full Downloads)

Pdf Home Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organize your Home and Life with over 100 Checklists and Worksheets (Plus Free Full Downloads)

Pdf:Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organize your Home and Life with over 100 Checklists and Worksheets (Plus Free Full Downloads).From the Back Cover A Crash Course in Tidying-UpCluttered Mess to Organized Success offers over 100 beautifullydesigned organizational tools that will help you declutter andorganize your entire life. This book combines a HouseholdManagement Binder, Financial Planning Workbook, Meal PlanningBinder, Travel Planner, Daily Planner, Goal Tracker, Health andFitness Workbook, Medical Information Binder, and so much moreinto one incredibly life-changing book. All the pages in this bookare available to you as a free instant download with purchase.• Time Management Worksheets• Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Planning Pages• Home Cleaning Checklists• Financial Planning Workbook• Household Management Worksheets• Meal Planning and Recipe Pages• Health and Fitness Workbook• Complete Travel Planner• Beautiful Organizing Labels Read more About the Author Cassandra Aarssen, author of REAL LIFE ORGANIZING, is a Professional Organizer who shares easy and inexpensive organizing tips and tricks through her blog and YouTube channel called ClutterBug. A self-proclaimed 'super slob', Cas transformed her home and her life through organization and now she is determined to help others do the same. Her first book 'Real Life Organizing' gives the reader easy and painless ways to declutter and organize their home on a small budget. For more about her blog ClutterBug, visit http://clutterbug.me Read more

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Basic Electricity

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Pdf:Basic Electricity.From the Back Cover REA's Handbook of Basic Electricity   The material in this handbook was prepared for electrical training courses. It is a practical manual that enables even the beginner to grasp the various topics quickly and thoroughly.   REA's Handbook of Basic Electricity is one of a kind in that it teaches the concepts of basic electricity in a way that's clear, to-the-point, and very easy to understand. It forms an excellent foundation for those who wish to proceed from the basics to more advanced topics.   Numerous illustrations are included to simplify learning theories and their applications. Direct-current and alternating-current devices and circuits are explained in detail. Magnetism, as well as motors and generators are described to give the reader a through understanding of them.   The Handbook of Basic Electricity is an excellent resource for the layperson as well as licensed electricians. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. What This Book Will Do For YouEnormous effort was employed by talented instructors to make the material in this book reader-friendly and easy to follow. It was prepared for electrical training courses. It is a practical manual that enables even the novice reader to grasp the various topics quickly and thoroughly. Theories are presented with illustrations and explanations that give the reader the satisfaction and enjoyment that comes with understanding them quickly.The book is one of a kind in that it teaches the concepts of basic electricity in a way that is clear, concise, and very easy to understand. It forms an excellent foundation for those who wish to proceed from the basics to more advanced topics.Numerous illustrations are included to simplify learning both theories and their applications. Direct-current and alternating-current devices and circuits are explained in detail. Magnetism, as well as motors and generators are described to give the reader a thorough understanding of them.The book is an excellent resource for the layman as well as the licensed electrician. Much of the material in this book was derived from U.S. Government sources for training electrical technicians. Read more

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Electronics Fundamentals: Circuits, Devices & Applications (8th Edition)

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Pdf:Electronics Fundamentals: Circuits, Devices & Applications (8th Edition).From the Back Cover This renowned book offers a comprehensive yet practical exploration of basic electrical and electronic concepts, hands-on applications, and troubleshooting. Written in a clear and accessible narrative, the Seventh Edition focuses on fundamental principles and their applications to solving real circuit analysis problems, and devotes 'six chapters to examining electronic devices.' Some key features include: 'Symptom/Cause' problems, and exercises on Multisim circuits on CD-ROM. Key terms glossary-Furnished at the end of each chapter. Vivid illustrations. Numerous examples in each chapter-Illustrate major concepts, theorems, and methods. This is a perfect reference for professionals with a career in electronics, engineering, technical sales, field service, industrial manufacturing, service shop repair, and/or technical writing. Read more

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Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers, Second Edition (Business and Legal Forms Series)

Pdf Home Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers, Second Edition (Business and Legal Forms Series)

Pdf:Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers, Second Edition (Business and Legal Forms Series).About the Author Tad Crawford grew up in the artists' colony of Woodstock, New York. He is the author of many nonfiction books and his writing has appeared in venues such as Art in America, the Café Irreal, Confrontation, Communication Arts, Family Circle, Glamour, Guernica, the Nation, and Writer's Digest. The founder and publisher of Allworth Press, he lives in New York City. Read more

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Shit I Can't Remember: Internet Password Logbook Organizer, and Journal for Men and Women

Pdf Home Shit I Can't Remember: Internet Password Logbook Organizer, and Journal for Men and Women

Pdf:Shit I Can't Remember: Internet Password Logbook Organizer, and Journal for Men and Women.No more frustration!Tired of forgetting your passwords? Keep your internet logins and password secure with this premium logbook!• Store hundreds of passwords on 108 pages• Alphabetized pages with printed tabs• Great for storing information for usernames, websites, e-mail, social media accounts, Android login, Apple login, passwords, and more• Easy-to-store size of 5" X 8"• Clean, premium paper with professionally designed pages• Deluxe matte cover finish• Ideal for all ages, men and women

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Gratitude Journal -One Line A Day - Five Years of Gratitude: Morning Sky ,6' x 9', 5 Year Daily Memory Tracker (Journals, Notebooks)

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Pdf:Gratitude Journal -One Line A Day - Five Years of Gratitude: Morning Sky ,6' x 9', 5 Year Daily Memory Tracker (Journals, Notebooks).Gratitude Journal -One Line A Day - Five Years of Gratitude The Perfect way to track your gratitude & progress of your life, during 5 years. Can be used as a mood journal Tracks gratitude, thanksgiving, moods, thoughts & feelings. Strengthens appreciation of day to day life. This gratitude journal makes a great mother's day gift, anniversary gift, birthday gift, christmas gift, plus more.

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Monthly Financial Budget Planner: Bill Organizer Notebook, Budget Organizer, Bill Paying Notebook, Business Money Personal Finance Journal Planning (Budgeting & Money Management) (Volume 5)

Pdf Home Monthly Financial Budget Planner: Bill Organizer Notebook, Budget Organizer, Bill Paying Notebook, Business Money Personal Finance Journal Planning (Budgeting & Money Management) (Volume 5)

Pdf:Monthly Financial Budget Planner: Bill Organizer Notebook, Budget Organizer, Bill Paying Notebook, Business Money Personal Finance Journal Planning (Budgeting & Money Management) (Volume 5).Budget Planner / Budget Organizer / Bill Paying Organizer / Budget BookThis Marble Finances and Budget Planner is simply a Monthly budget planner and easy-to-use. The workbook makes the task of keeping track of your expenses approachable by category and prompts to set goals for yourself. Large Size 8.5 inches By 11 Inches.

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Construction Insurance, Bonding, and Risk Management

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Pdf:Construction Insurance, Bonding, and Risk Management.From the Back Cover Protect your business from all types of risks--insure your projects with advice from the experts. Here you'll find the answers to your questions about insurance, bonding, and risk management for all of your construction projects. This much-needed book helps you assess your requirements for insurance coverage, evaluate policies, find the fairest rates, obtain bonding, and manage risks professionally and confidently. Written by the foremsot experts at Ernst & Young LLP and Willis Corroon Construction, this authoritative guide gives you the information and methods you need to simplify and systematize your project insurance bonding, and risk management issues, and protect your business from all types of liabilities: You'll learn how to: establish your requirements for various types of insurance; determine how to get the insurance you need at the best rate; read and evaluate insurance contracts; secure bonds for both contractors and subcontractors; obtain workers compensation coverage; evaluate environmental issues; understand the role of sureties in litigation. Construction contractors and subcontractors, CPAs, law firms, and insurance and bonding agents will all welcome this comprehensive guide and the authoritative help it gives in ensuring successful outcomes for construction projects of every kind. Read more About the Author McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide Read more

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Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructures

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Pdf:Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructures.Review 'Used by government and private corporations, it sets forth a systematic, proven set of best practices for security risk assessment and management of both buildings and their supporting infrastructure.' (ENR.com; 11/7/07) Read more From the Back Cover Proven set of best practices for security risk assessment and management, explained in plain English This guidebook sets forth a systematic, proven set of best practices for security risk assessment and management of buildings and their supporting infrastructures. These practices are all designed to optimize the security of workplace environments for occupants and to protect the interests of owners and other stakeholders. The methods set forth by the authors stem from their research at Sandia National Laboratories and their practical experience working with both government and private facilities. Following the authors' step-by-step methodology for performing a complete risk assessment, you learn to: Identify regional and site-specific threats that are likely and credible Evaluate the consequences of these threats, including loss of life and property, economic impact, as well as damage to symbolic value and public confidence Assess the effectiveness of physical and cyber security systems and determine site-specific vulnerabilities in the security system The authors further provide you with the analytical tools needed to determine whether to accept a calculated estimate of risk or to reduce the estimated risk to a level that meets your particular security needs. You then learn to implement a risk-reduction program through proven methods to upgrade security to protect against a malicious act and/or mitigate the consequences of the act. This comprehensive risk assessment and management approach has been used by various organizations, including the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bonneville Power Administration, and numerous private corporations, to assess and manage security risk at their national infrastructure facilities. With its plain-English presentation coupled with step-by-step procedures, flowcharts, worksheets, and checklists, you can easily implement the same proven approach and methods for your organization or clients. Additional forms and resources are available online at www.wiley.com/go/securityrisk. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Extra Helping: Recipes for Caring, Connecting, and Building Community One Dish at a Time

Pdf Home Extra Helping: Recipes for Caring, Connecting, and Building Community One Dish at a Time

Pdf:Extra Helping: Recipes for Caring, Connecting, and Building Community One Dish at a Time.Review “Extra Helping is a generous, nourishing, and luminous work.  More than a cookbook, it’s a reminder of the role food can play in connecting and healing us—especially  during difficult days. It is a timely and hopeful work, crafted with boundless heart and love.”—Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps“Extra Helping is the definitive guide for those of us who express love through the gift of food. Liberally dredged in Janet’s warm, witty prose, you’ll want to devour both the writing and recipes like buckwheat-studded chocolate bark, richly spiced tofu chorizo, and chocolate pudding so silky it will make you weep with joy. These dishes travel easily to loved ones in need of TLC, but also risk becoming part of your everyday repertoire.”—Alanna Taylor-Tobin, author of Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains and Flours   “Whether life is in joyful disarray or has been upended by sorrow, Extra Helping is the cookbook you need. A master class in the art of nurture, the gift of this volume is that simply leafing through its pages leaves the reader feeling soothed, calmed, and ready to offer support to friends, family, and community. If food is your preferred expression of love, you will feel instantly at home within these pages.”—Marisa McClellan, author of Naturally Sweet Food in Jars   “Finally, a book that gives us the courage to make a difference and the tools to get there. Now we can help our friends through the roughest year or even the roughest Thursday, whether it’s with congee, carnitas, ginger custard, or the greatest chocolate pudding I’ve ever tasted. Extra Helping will make you a better cook, a better friend, and a better human.”—Alana Chernila, author of Eating from the Ground Up   “There’s a ton of wisdom in this book. Truthfully, it’s not so much a cookbook as it is a manual about how to nurture with recipes as the supporting actors. But those recipes happen to be quite alluring. I’ve been immersed in recipes for forty years, and this lineup really offers a new slant. It made me want to go straight to the kitchen and start cooking.”—Sara Moulton, host of Sara’s Weeknight Meals and author of Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101   “Just reading Extra Helping is healing, as it gently talks you through the sort of sustenance that will get you through a tough spell, as well as provide you with enough support to help someone you care about in a meaningful way. Everything is restoratively delicious—the broths and soups are effortless and the hot drinks feel imperative. And in case you’re wondering, the cookies, meatballs, tiny pancakes, and teeny cakes all feel like exactly what I want to eat to feel well and good and happy, always.”—Maggie Battista, author of Food Gift Love'A small, quirky, and insanely kind collection, Elsbach's first cookbook combines elements of Mollie Katzen’s The Moosewood Cookbook and Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything oeuvres. With a unique tone and caring approach, Elsbach identifies eight different lifecycle occasions, from births to passings, that demand lovingly delivered food. Her audience is everyone who wants to help their friends and loved ones during such times, and she provides 70–plus recipes for doing just that.'—Booklist, starred review 'The gift of a pot of hot, nourishing soup; a loaf of bread still warm from the oven; a salad of bright, crisp greens; or a rich chocolate pudding says “I care” in a way that words cannot. Written for those for whom cooking is an act of love, Janet Reich Elsbach’s cookbook [presents] recipes designed to soothe a new mother’s frazzled nerves and welcome the new arrival; others are designed to comfort the grieving, nourish and cheer someone recovering from an illness, or celebrate life’s milestones.'—Foreword Reviews 'Extra Helping takes a look at how helping people with meals in times of stress not only provides nourishment, but comfort and pleasure at times when all can be in short supply.'—The Boston Globe'Extra Helping has a mission: Get you to cook not just for yourself, your family, the occasional dinner party, but also for those who need it most—your community. This humble cookbook (no styled shiny photos of styled roast chickens here) is organized by those in need of a warm meal. 'Food for expanding families' includes musings on motherhood alongside tofu skewers with roasted carrot romesco. If you know anyone who’s been recently 'rearranged and relocated,' like a new neighbor or coworker, make them a 'life is upside down cake.' This book has soul and spirit. Give it to someone who does, too, with a jar of ready-to-spoon cookie dough.'—Bon Appetit'These are recipes to give to a friend who has lost a loved one, a student facing exams or the neighbors who have just moved in next door. As she simmers the soup, Elsbach shares experiences as a mother and a counselor for nursing mothers and her own times of loss. With warmth and humor, she reaches out to people in pain and all those who care for them.'—Berkshire Magazine'Elsbach’s recipes are incredibly thoughtful. Those included in the first section, 'Food for Expanding Families,' take into consideration that a new parent might, for instance, need to eat standing up, straight from the fridge, in the middle of the night; and that breastfeeding newborns rarely appreciate garlic and onions in Mom’s dinner. In these instances, Elsbach’s suggestions range from carnitas and super-savory ground kebabs to citrusy grilled tofu skewers and noodles with options. Oh, and sunset-to-sunrise oats which — you guessed it — can be eaten any time of the day, from sunset to sunrise, warm or cold. Which is kind of brilliant.'—The Berkshire Edge Read more About the Author JANET REICH ELSBACH lives in a rural community in Western Massachusetts. She teaches writing to high school students and to adults with developmental disabilities and, for over ten years, was a counselor to new and growing families. She writes about how all the numerous things going on in the average life collide with making dinner on her blog A Raisin & a Porpoise. Janet is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Anthropology and a focus on writing and holds a Masters in Education from New York University. She has chased strange ingredients, healing nutrition, and good food all her life and is a regular contributor to the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. Her writing has appeared on Food52, Modern Loss, Manifest Station, Role/Reboot, and Verily Magazine.ANNA BRONES is a papercut artist, freelance writer, and founder of Foodie Underground. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist, Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Paris Coffee Revolution and Hello, Bicycle. Read more

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Country Wisdom & Know-How

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Pdf:Country Wisdom & Know-How.About the Author Storey Publishing, located in North Adams, Massachusetts, is one of the most respected and trusted publishers in the categories of country living, crafts, pets, and animals. Read more

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Organizing Your Workspace for a Productivity Boost (Instant Insights)

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Pdf:Organizing Your Workspace for a Productivity Boost (Instant Insights).Did you know personal organization is the foundation for all increased productivity and success? A streamlined workspace plus a top-notch online and offline presence will dramatically boost your credibility and efficiency with Business Productivity Coach Marcia Ramsland’s practical and innovative approach. Marcia has organized hundreds of client offices and businesses from corporate executive suites and office cubicles to solo entrepreneurs working from home offices. With step-by-step instructions you’ll be able to reduce any paper piles, retrieve computer files quickly, pare down your e-mail, and upgrade your online presence. You’ll be motivated to … • Maintain an organized life • Boost your productivity • Earn a reputation for getting things done • Increase your bottom line • Improve your satisfaction each day Stepping into an efficient workspace each morning and closing down your well-organized computer at the end of the day will create the relief and personal satisfaction you’ve been looking for in work and life.

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Nail Your Numbers: A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating and Bidding

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Pdf:Nail Your Numbers: A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating and Bidding.About the Author David Gerstel is a veteran general contractor and the author of the construction industry classic, Running a Successful Construction Company.One industry expert summed up the opinions of many others when he wrote, 'David is the builder's builder. His supreme organizational ability has made him the go-to person for any construction contractor with questions on how to improve their business.'  In his new book, Nail Your Numbers, A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating and Bidding, David passes on the estimating methods and bidding strategies he has honed during his decades of experience in the construction industry. David has never lost money on a construction project and continues to greatly enjoy his work as a builder.  Read more

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Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)

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Pdf:Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series).From the Inside Flap Start a Construction and Contracting Business -- We'll Show You HowAt more than 100 billion dollars in annual revenue the construction and contracting industry is just setting the foundation for growth. Whether you’re interested in building homes or prefer contracting the services needed to get the job done, this guide will help you determine what type of construction or contracting business is right for you.The staff of Entrepreneur covers the many aspects of starting and running a successful business and includes checklists for getting started, ideas on marketing your services, and how to price your services to make a reasonable profit.Along the way we’ll include valuable tips, statistics, and facts about running your own business as we show you how to:• Determine what type of contracting / construction business is right for you• Create a winning business plan that grows your business and gets you funded• Set a budget and write an accurate estimate for any type of job• Price your services competitively while maximizing profits• Hire, train, and manage the right team• Develop a marketing plan that gets you noticed—onsite and online• Handle client complaints and on-the-job issues appropriatelyEverything you need to make your construction or contracting business a successful reality is right here -- plan your foundation and get started today! Read more From the Back Cover Start a Construction and Contracting Business -- We'll Show You HowAt more than 100 billion dollars in annual revenue the construction and contractingindustry is just setting the foundation for growth. Whether you’re interested in buildinghomes or prefer contracting the services needed to get the job done, this guide will help you determine what type of construction or contracting business is right for you.The staff of Entrepreneur covers the many aspects of starting and running a successful business and includes checklists for getting started, ideas on marketing your services, and how to price your services to make a reasonable profit.Along the way we’ll include valuable tips, statistics, and facts about running your ownbusiness as we show you how to:? Determine what type of contracting / construction business is right for you? Create a winning business plan that grows your business and gets you funded? Set a budget and write an accurate estimate for any type of job? Price your services competitively while maximizing profits? Hire, train, and manage the right team? Develop a marketing plan that gets you noticed?onsite and online? Handle client complaints and on-the-job issues appropriatelyEverything you need to make your construction or contracting business a successful realityis right here?plan your foundation and get started today! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire: Your Complete Guide for Building Success in the Construction, Contracting, and Tradesman Industries

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Pdf:The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire: Your Complete Guide for Building Success in the Construction, Contracting, and Tradesman Industries.About the Author Joel Anderson is a construction industry consultant who works with construction, contracting, and trade professionals showing them how to strengthen their businesses, practices, and performance, enabling stable expansion of their activities and bottom line. With over forty-six years of experience, Joel knows the business from bottom to top, inside and out. He knows the problems that companies and their management confront on a daily basis. Joel is especially talented at implementing solutions to help take company operations to never-before-thought-of levels of production and growth. Joel has provided successful services, both managerial and technical, for some of the biggest contracting corporations in the world. In his words, “My greatest joy is helping people succeed in their endeavors, whether in business or in life, as these are symbiotic.” Read more

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Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City Construction Industry: The Final Report of the New York State Organized Crime Taskforce

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Pdf:Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City Construction Industry: The Final Report of the New York State Organized Crime Taskforce.Review 'Framed by an audacious pairing of 'presidential bookends' (Thomas Jefferson and Barack Obama), 'Representing the Race' forces us to rethink our most basic assumptions about the putative political value of African American literature. Jarrett draws our attention away from the legacy of Black Arts in the 1960s to a richly historicized set of case studies from the colonial era to the present.'-Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University, and author of 'The Practice of Diaspora''In this tour de force, Jarrett offers us a strikingly fresh and powerfully cogent paradigm for African American literary history and historiography more generally. An exemplary model of interdisciplinary inquiry, 'Representing the Race' deftly engages fierce historic and contemporary debates about the relationship between literature, culture and politics to bring us to new and nuanced understandings of them all. This latest scholarship of Jarrett's is not only field-defining; it stunningly redefines altogether what we think of as the field of African American Studies.' -Michele Elam, author of 'The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics and Aesthetics' Read more About the Author Ronald Goldstock, Director of the New York State Organized Crime Task Force and Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, is one of the nation's leading authorities and theorists on the subject of organized crime. Martin Marcus, First Assistant for Field Operations who oversaw the legal work of the Task Force, has subsequently been appointed a Judge of the New York Court of Claims.Thomas D. Thacher II is the Executive Director of the Construction Industry Project. He has supervised the criminal investigations of the construction industry and the writing of the Report. James B. Jacobs is Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at New York University. He was the principal draftsman and consultant coordinator for the Report. Read more

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Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary, Includes CD-ROM! (RSMeans)

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Pdf:Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary, Includes CD-ROM! (RSMeans).From Library Journal In a major revision of a work first published in 1991, the first to include a CD-ROM and Internet resources, this classic of construction is updated, expanded, and brought into the 21st century. The result is as comprehensive a construction dictionary as is possible in a single volume. The 19,000 construction terms, phrases, and abbreviations are complemented by profuse illustrations 1200 simple line drawings and expanded graphics on the CD-ROM. About 1000 of the definitions are new to this edition, which has been updated to include the latest technology, materials, and processes. Abbreviations are explained at the beginning of each letter, before the definitions for words and phrases are given. The concluding 'Reference Section' offers a comprehensive delineation of professional associations (unfortunately limited to the Unites States) and five focused area discussions of weights, metric conversions, preliminary building size, definitions of elements in formulae, and symbols. No author is directly credited, but sources of specific information are credited in the acknowledgments, and the Means editorial staff has not relied on personal knowledge but has made inquiries where appropriate. The price may be a touch daunting but worth it when one considers that this package includes the searchable CD-ROM with complete, sometimes even expanded definitions, added graphics, and Internet links. An excellent overhaul of a very fine predecessor, this is an indispensable resource for large do-it-yourself, homeowner, or construction collections. Highly recommended. Alex Hartmann, INFOPHILE, Skokie, IL Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more

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At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech: Your Playbook for Building a Great Career and Launching a Thriving Small Business as an HVAC/R Tech (At Your Best Playbooks)

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Pdf:At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech: Your Playbook for Building a Great Career and Launching a Thriving Small Business as an HVAC/R Tech (At Your Best Playbooks).Review There Are No “Shortcuts” to Success, but Juan Carosso Has Given You the Next Best Thing… If you or someone you care about wants to live the American Dream, has a strong work ethic, and can follow simple directions, Juan has given you a roadmap to making that dream come true. In his phenomenal At Your Best series, he has carved out in painstaking detail an easy-to-follow plan to tap into one of over 6,000,000 well-paying jobs out there, that go unfilled every year. This should be a must-read for everyone already in, or about to enter the workforce. —Glenn Shepard, author of How to Be the Employee Your Company Can’t Live Without Read more About the Author Juan Carosso holds an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Michigan and has over thirty years’ experience in business development for startups and turnaround companies. He also manages a real estate investment business and has renovated properties across the US. His relationships with tradespeople and contractors revealed a lack of qualified candidates that limited business growth, and Juan has since made it his mission to expose people to, and educate them in, the opportunities that the skilled trades provide. He lives in Kingston, WA. Read more

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Labor Rates for the Construction Industry with RSMeans Data 2018 (Means Labor Rates for the Construction Industry)

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Pdf:Labor Rates for the Construction Industry with RSMeans Data 2018 (Means Labor Rates for the Construction Industry).Wage rates listed are the actual negotiated union rates or a reliable estimate for each of the 46 construction trades across the United States and Canada. This versatile manual is ideally suited for making comparisons between cities and combinations of cities, and for rapidly determining wage scales above or below national averages. Through the use of a special index, factors are provided to convert the national average labor figures in Building Construction Costs with RSMeans data to local labor costs by individual trades.

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Millwright Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback (3rd Edition) (Nccer Contren Learning)

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Pdf:Millwright Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback (3rd Edition) (Nccer Contren Learning).This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Orientation to the Trade, Millwright Hand Tools, Fasteners and Anchors, Basic Layout, Gaskets and O-Rings and Oxyfuel Cutting.   Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com. For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx. Annotated Instructor's Guide Paperback 0-13-227290-3 Computerized Testing Software 0-13-229133-9 Transparency Masters 0-13-229155-X PowerPoint® Presentation Slides 0-13-602618-4

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The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire Companion Workbook and Owner's Manual: Your Step-By-Step Guide for Building Success in the Construction, Contracting, and Tradesman Industries

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Pdf:The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire Companion Workbook and Owner's Manual: Your Step-By-Step Guide for Building Success in the Construction, Contracting, and Tradesman Industries.This is the companion workbook to Joel Anderson's main book, The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire, which has been developed to help those in the construction, contracting, and tradesman industry take their business to the next level. With thoughtful exercises, this workbook and owner's manual brings the key success concepts of the main book to life and help you fully integrate them into your business. Step-by-step, this workbook will show you how to build, operate, and expand your company in a practical, predictable, and stable manner. What's more, you will perfect your company's operations and develop the systems and tools that become the owner's manual for your company. The concepts and exercises in this book will help you: * Develop and keep new customers * Create a predictable workflow for all jobs * Maintain quality control throughout the entire job process * Effectively and intelligently troubleshoot problems * Hire, develop, and keep good employees * Know when to fire employees that are hurting your company * Get and stay organized With over 46 years of experience in the construction and contracting business working on every type of project imaginable, Joel Anderson will show you exactly what you need to do to run your business efficiently, avoid costly mistakes, and manage its expansion successfully. "This is a roll-up-your-sleeves and get it done publication that is a must have, must read, and must follow for anyone in the construction or contracting business and everyone who is thinking of getting into the business. Joel nailed it with this book!" Paul Forsberg, Real Estate Developer and Business Broker

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Business Letters for the Construction Industry: A Guide to Construction Communication

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Pdf:Business Letters for the Construction Industry: A Guide to Construction Communication.This book presents a practical and invaluable arsenal of professionally-written model letters tailored specifically to the construction industry. Use this book to make your business stand out from the crowd and get your message across more effectively than ever before! The organized format lets you pinpoint exactly what you need through realistic scenarios that explain when to use each letter. A company letterhead field makes it easy to customize the look of your letters, and a simple generic model gives you a clear, professional letter every time.

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Collaborative Risk Mitigation Through Construction Planning and Scheduling: Risk Doesn't have to be a Four Letter Word

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Pdf:Collaborative Risk Mitigation Through Construction Planning and Scheduling: Risk Doesn't have to be a Four Letter Word.Review 'Lana Coble is one of those rare technical talents that can explain concepts but also mentor folks in how to pull them off successfully. Read this book several times. It's like a good novel, you will learn something new each time.' --Wayne O'Neill'Lana's depth of experience makes her extremely qualified to walk the reader through the challenges of large capital projects. She brings case-study experience to illuminate her concepts and assist the reader to better comprehend the ideas she wishes to share.' --Sidney J SandersFor readers who are already familiar with the fundamentals of project scheduling and know how to use the appropriate software, Coble offers real-world strategy and implementation measures to avoid risk in the construction project schedule. She covers whether a project has ever gone as planned, who benefits from planning and how, real construction mitigation case studies, risk management matrix, communicating the project schedule and change management, contingency planning, implementing mitigation measures through technological application of the computing scheduling software, and whether the planning met the desired deadline. --Annotation ©2019 Ringgold Inc. Portland, OR (protoview.com) Read more About the Author Lana Kay Coble CPC has over thirty-eight years of construction management experience, including positions as an Owner's Representative, as Executive Manager in multiple construction companies and as a Professor in a major university construction management programme. She has dedicated her career to the advancement of construction methods, education of future and existing professionals, and promotion of diversity within the industry workforce. Lana has published research in the American Institute of Constructors journal. Read more

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Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets: How to Fix America's Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry

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Pdf:Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets: How to Fix America's Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry.Review 'I found it definitely a worthwhile and stimulating read. A must for anyone interested in the economics of construction.' -- Tyler Cowen 'Marginal Revolution' (09/20/2007)'Everyone in construction, from owners to contractors, from architects to construction workers, should read this book. Those who do will surely join Mr. LePatner in his crusade to fix an industry so vitally important to the way we live.'--A. Eugene Kohn, Chairman, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates -- A. Eugene Kohn (03/01/2007)'As a leading construction industry attorney, Barry LePatner knows the industry as well as anyone--warts and all. Here he sends a strong warning to owners, agencies, and institutions charged with constructing or renovating the built environment to get their act together and radically rethink their business practices. He not only zeroes in on the industry's shortcomings but also offers up cures.'--Stephen A. Kliment, FAIA -- Stephen A. Kliment (03/05/2007)'Construction, a $1 trillion industry, is a bedrock of the mighty U.S. economy. But as Barry LePatner shows, it operates with an efficiency more characteristic of the old Soviet Union. 'Broken Buildings,' 'Busted Budgets 'proves that waste, overspending, and economic irrationality pervade the industry, burdening consumers, taxpayers, and shareholders with enormous costs. As important, it lays out a blueprint for reform.'--Daniel Gross, 'Moneybox' columnist for Slate.com -- Daniel Gross (02/19/2007)'Sadly, the lack of significant advances and adoption of construction technology improvements has greatly contributed to the broken building environment in which we now operate. It is imperative for architectural and engineering schools to educate their students to work collaboratively with contractors and other project stakeholders to ensure more assured budget and schedule success. Barry LePatner's insightful words are right on target.'--Leonard Koven, P.E. Partner, AKF Engineers LLP -- Leonard Koven (03/26/2007)'Out-of-control construction costs have a real potential to damage the economy. They have certainly led to a disruptive relationship between design professionals who draft construction documents, the contractors who build from them and the clients who usually end up paying for the resulting cost overrun. 'Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets 'identifies the sources of and proposes solutions for mitigating construction cost overruns.'--Ramon Gilsanz, P.E. Partner, Gilsanz, Murray, Steficek LLP -- Ramon Gilsanz (03/26/2007)'Not since 'The Business Roundtable' raised the red flag over 25 years ago on the ineffective use of construction dollars and its impact on the global economy has a treatise provided in-depth reasoning on the culprits. 'Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets' provides deep insight as to why the construction industry has not corrected faults to mitigate such excessive construction cost overruns and has even begin to accept these everyday occurrences as the norm. Barry LePatner describes how the U.S. government and even our nation's most respected corporations fall prey to the inefficient practices of all parties involved in a major construction project--contractors, designers, workers, unions and suppliers. From his insights it is clear that we need to instigate a critical examination on improving this critical sector of our economy.'--Mark A. Smith, Ernst & Young LLP -- Mark A. Smith (03/09/2007)'Every now and then, a major construction project is completed on time and on budget. Everyone is amazed. . . Barry LePatner thinks this exception should become the rule. . . . A swift kick to the construction industry.'--James R. Hagerty, 'Wall Street Journal' -- James R. Hagerty 'Wall Street Journal' (12/05/2007)0;I found it definitely a worthwhile and stimulating read. A must for anyone interested in the economics of construction.1; 1;Tyler Cowen, 'Marginal Revolution' -- Tyler Cowen 'Marginal Revolution' (09/20/2007)0;Every now and then, a major construction project is completed on time and on budget. Everyone is amazed. . . Barry LePatner thinks this exception should become the rule. . . . A swift kick to the construction industry.1;2;James R. Hagerty, 'Wall Street Journal' -- James R. Hagerty 'Wall Street Journal' (12/05/2007) Read more About the Author Barry B. LePatner is recognized as one of the nation’s leading construction lawyers. He is founder of one of the first boutique law firms primarily representing corporations, institutions, and real estate developers on major construction projects and coauthor of Structural and Foundation Failures. Read more

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Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry

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Pdf:Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry.About the Author Rebecca Mirsky is an Associate Professor with the Department of Construction Management at Boise State University, USA. She is a registered professional environmental engineer and LEED Accredited Professional with over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, having worked for both Morrison Knudsen and the Bechtel corporations in various roles including estimator, project cost engineer, field engineer and project engineer. She is also an active member of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), and participates regularly on accreditation visiting teams. John Schaufelberger is the Dean of the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington, USA, where he has taught since 1994. A licensed professional engineer, he served thirty years as an officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers prior to joining the University of Washington faculty. He managed major public works construction projects in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as at many locations throughout the United States. He is a member of the National Academy of Construction, and author of several books on construction management. He also serves as chair of the ACCE Accreditation Committee. Read more

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29 Cfr 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations: July 2013 Edition

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Pdf:29 Cfr 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations: July 2013 Edition.Save time and lives with 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations from MANCOMM. Updated through July 2013, this book supplies you with the most current safety and health information essential to the construction industry. Formatted with our reader- friendly approach to regulations - RegLogicr - these complex government standards are easy to navigate, understand, and apply. Inside 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Regulations you will find all the information necessary for full compliance. In addition to a complete collection of Part 1926 regulations for the construction industry, the book also contains Part 1903 on Inspections, Citations, and Penalties; Part 1904 concerning Recording and Reporting Occupational Illnesses and Injuries; and relevant selections from Part 1910 for General Industry. This edition of 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations even includes the revised Hazard Communication Standard aligned with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The book also features: OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301 Sharps Injury Log Selected OSHA letters of interpretation

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R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry (CIB)

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Pdf:R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry (CIB).About the Author Keith Hampson Over the past 20 years Keith has made a notable contribution to building collaborative innovation networks between industry and research globally. He is committed to crafting a more effective construction industry by promoting better education, applied technology and innovative practices. Keith serves as CEO of the SBEnrc (and previously the Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Construction Innovation) and Coordinator of the CIB Task Group 85. Judy Kraatz Judy is an Architect with a Doctorate in urban development. Career highlights include being a design architect, leading multi-disciplinary teams delivering city-wide solutions, and integrating sustainability into curriculum and practice. Judy is currently a Senior Research Fellow with the SBEnrc, and Coordinator of the CIB Task Group 85. Adriana Sanchez Adriana’s experience focuses mostly on sustainable water and transport infrastructure management. Special areas of interest include procurement, risk management and translating policy into tangible outcomes. She has a Masters in sustainable resource management, conducted research on four continents, and is currently the Commission Secretary for the CIB Task Group 85. Read more

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Tools for Success Workbook (3rd Edition)

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Pdf:Tools for Success Workbook (3rd Edition).This workbook is designed specifically for employees entering the construction industry and has been reviewed and updated with input from construction and training professionals. This edition includes more activities and has been updated to reflect changes in the workplace as well as laws that affect workplace behavior. A new module entitled First Impressions: Getting a Job that features tips on finding a job, interviewing, filling out applications and resume writing.   Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com. For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx. Instructor’s Handbook 978-0-13-610650-0  

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Skinnytaste One and Done: 140 No-Fuss Dinners for Your Instant Pot®, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Sheet Pan, Skillet, Dutch Oven, and More

Pdf Home Skinnytaste One and Done: 140 No-Fuss Dinners for Your Instant Pot®, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Sheet Pan,  Skillet, Dutch Oven, and More

Pdf:Skinnytaste One and Done: 140 No-Fuss Dinners for Your Instant Pot®, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Sheet Pan, Skillet, Dutch Oven, and More.Review 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a home cook in possession of an Instant Pot must be in want of a cookbook filled with delicious ways to use it. The creator behind the wildly popular blog Skinnytaste took that idea and ran with it, including chapters on sheet pan, Dutch oven, skillet, slow cooker, and air fryer ideas for the calorie-minded cook.'-- The Kitchn'The best-selling author and blogger behind Skinnytaste, Gina Homolka, is back with a new cookbook, and this one features entirely one-vessel meals. Sometimes that vessel is the sheet-pan, sometimes it's the slow cooker, and other times it's the multi-cooker (aka Instant Pot). Whatever vessel you're using, these recipes promise to be doable and, of course, healthy.'-- Epicurious'With delectable options for almost every dietary preference (the Veggie-Filled Zucchini Noodles are going on our menu ASAP), this will be a family-friendly cookbook you reach for again and again.' -- MindBodyGreen'Sheet-pan dinners? Check. Skillet meals? Check. Air-fryer recipes? Check, check, check. The founder of the popular blog skinnytaste.com certainly knows the way straight to our heart: Easy recipes, low calories and easy cleanup.'-- PureWowNotable Press & Accolades:Best Cookbooks of the Year --AmazonMost Anticipated Books of Fall 2018 -- AmazonBest New Cookbooks Fall 2018 -- The KitchnBest Healthy Cookbooks for Fall -- MindBodyGreen Read more About the Author GINA HOMOLKA is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Skinnytaste Cookbook and Skinnytaste Fast and Slow, and the founder of Skinnytaste, the award-winning blog that sees millions of visitors every month. She lives on Long Island with her husband and their two children.HEATHER K. JONES, R.D., is a registered dietitian, the author of several nutrition books, and the founder of Feel Better Eat Better, an online weight loss program for women who struggle with emotional eating, binge eating, overeating, or body image issues. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor

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Pdf:The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor.Amazon.com Review Featured Recipes from The Skinnytaste Cookbook Read more Review 'These easy-to-assemble dishes keep both family mealtime planning and healthy eating in mind with kid-friendly, 'simplified and skinny-fied' dishes. Using Homolka’s strategies, home cooks can deliver balanced, delicious meals even when time is an obstacle.'- Publishers Weekly Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds for Domestic Supply, Fire and Emergency Use--Includes How to Make Ferrocement Water Tanks

Pdf Home Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds for Domestic Supply, Fire and Emergency Use--Includes How to Make Ferrocement Water Tanks

Pdf:Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds for Domestic Supply, Fire and Emergency Use--Includes How to Make Ferrocement Water Tanks.Review A guide to water systems that explores every facet of designing water resources wisely, efficiently, and in concert with nature. -- Richard Freudenberger, Executive Editor, Back Home MagazineAll sorts of alternatives to your standard plastic water tank, accessible by anyone from homeowner to builder to civil engineer. -- Amy Wynn, Builders BooksourceIf you run a water system, for a weekend shack or a whole community, you need this book! --Doug Pratt, Real Goods Technical EditorOn average water systems, this book will pay for itself a hundred times over in errors avoided and maintenance savings. --Zane Satterfield, P.E., National Drinking Water ClearinghousePractical design solutions, comprehensive illustrations, and plenty of photos—a thorough treatment of a topic that’s vital to our survival. --Claire Anderson, Home Power Magazine, Mother Earth News Read more From the Publisher Water Storage describes how to store water for home, farm, and small communities. It will help you design storage for just about any use, including fire safety and emergency, in just about any context—urban, rural, or village. This book includes: •General principles to help you design, construct, and use any water system •A look at common mistakes and how to avoid them •How the different kinds of storage can serve you—tanks, groundwater, and ponds •How to determine the optimum amount of storage for your needs •How to determine the best shape and material for your storage •How to manage aquifers sustainably for inexpensive storage of water in the ground •Plumbing details for inlets, outlets, drains, overflows, access, etc. storage accessories and gadgets such as automatic shut-off valves, remote •Level indicators, ozonators, and filters •How to build your own high-quality tank from ferrocement •Original design innovations—published here for the first time—to improve the quality of stored water, increase water security, make maintenance easier, and reduce environmental impacts •Real-life examples of storage designs for a wide range of contexts This book offers underlying design principles as well as design specifics. If you run into a situation not specifically covered, there's a good chance you'll be able to use these general principles to figure it out yourself. Installed water storage typically costs fifty cents to three dollars or more a gallon ($60-200/m3). If you've got this book in your hands, you're probably on the verge of making decisions about hundreds or thousands of dollars worth of storage. On an average water system, this book could pay for itself a hundred times over in savings on construction and maintenance. Most of the information otherwise available on water storage comes from vendors. Oasis Design doesn't sell water storage hardware, so you don't have to worry about being steered towards stuff you don't need. Rather, we make our living by providing information to help people have a higher quality of life with lower impact. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors

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Pdf:Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors.From the Back Cover THE ESSENTIAL REAL-WORLD DRAFTING GUIDE TAILORED SPECIFICALLY FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS Interior designers approach creating interiors differently from architects, with a deeper sensitivity to the relationship between the structural spaces, finishes, furniture, lighting, and other details that truly finish the space for people. In Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors, authors Rosemary Kilmer and W. Otie Kilmer explore sketching and drafting from the interior designer's specialized perspective to provide a real-world resource for construction drawing preparation. This updated third edition includes expanded coverage of BIM, and new discussions on concept development and structural systems. The highly visual presentation is enriched by new drawings, and access to digital learning materials that help increase understanding and decrease study time. Begin with the basics of drafting for interior design, including standards, symbols, conventions, and projections Walk through design analysis, synthesis, and implementation to turn concepts into construction Find extensive guidance on preparing contract documents such as demolition plans, elevations, sections, furnishings, lighting, and more Understand the scale, drafting, designation, and dimensioning behind mechanical and plumbing plans, with systematic exploration of structural systems Invaluable for NCIDQ exam preparation, Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors provides comprehensive coverage, clear instruction, and expert guidance tailored to the interior designer's specific needs. Read more About the Author ROSEMARY KILMER, ASID, IDEC, LEED® AP, and W. OTIE KILMER, AIA, are Professors Emeritus of interior design at Purdue University, Indiana, and lead their own design practice, Kilmer and Associates. Rosemary Kilmer has served on the Board of Directors for the NCIDQ exam. She and W. Otie Kilmer each have over three decades of teaching and design experience. Read more

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2015 International Building Code

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Pdf:2015 International Building Code.About the Author ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC. Read more

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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Pdf:A Visual Dictionary of Architecture.Amazon.com Review A Letter from Author Francis D.K. Ching Author Francis D.K. Ching The idea for a visual dictionary of architecture evolved slowly over a number of years as I taught in the design studio, read books and articles, and confronted terms that were either new to me, were being used in sometimes contradictory ways, or simply tossed out with the assumption that everyone knew what they meant. And so I often asked myself what did these terms really mean? Of course, there were already general dictionaries that supplied these meanings if one bothered to look them up, and for more discipline-specific terms, there were architectural, historical, and construction dictionaries available. But few had more than a smattering of illustrations. And since architecture is such a visual art, I believed there was a need for a truly visual dictionary. The few visual dictionaries that were available simply named various things and their constituent parts but neglected to supply definitions and meanings. So there was this void to be filled. The initial phase of the project, of course, consisted of gathering essential architectural terms and their definitions from various sources. For many, I had to reference textbooks to more fully understand the meaning of a term and then to compose a concise yet accurate definition. At times, defining one term required including other terms embedded in the definition. This led to a natural nesting of terms into sets. As I continued to compile terms and thought about the project, it became clear that I wanted to not only properly define architectural terms but also gather them in a way that related the terms to each other in a logical and hierarchical way, using both illustrations as well as relative positioning on a page to convey these relationships. So then the truly challenging and fun part of the project was to see how I could organize the terms in such a way that their groupings into sections and subsections made sense. To do this, I started with fairly obvious divisions, such as design and structures. Once the fundamental term was defined, I then arranged related terms in a hierarchical fashion. For example, design can be defined both as a process and a product, which led to two different sections. In the case of structures, I began with the basic idea of a structure and related concepts that applied to all structures, regardless of material or scale. The second level of terms began with basic types of structural elements, such as arches and beams, and structural systems, such as frames and plate structures, each of which deserved its own section. Historical terms created its own set of problems regarding inclusion and proper placement. While some terms may be considered obsolete, they remained, in my view, useful as points of reference or retained a certain charm. Once I had identified the major sections of the dictionary and assigned each term to one of the sections, I imported them into Pagemaker and began laying out the terms and definitions on each page according to their relationships to each other. I then printed the page out and laid tracing paper over the page and roughed out ideas for illustrations. In many cases, this necessitated moving some of the terms and their definitions around. I then did the final drawings for each page on a single sheet with leader lines and arrows. After these sheets of drawings were scanned, I placed the scans in Pagemaker and adjusted the terms and definitions further to fit. In this second edition, I used Photoshop to eliminate the leader lines and arrows and used the lines and arrows within InDesign. This gave me some leeway in the placement of the images. It has been a pleasure to develop this second edition and I hope the spirit and flavor of the first edition endures the inclusion of current technology. Read more From the Back Cover Presented in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style, this long-awaited Second Edition of A Visual Dictionary of Architecture is a remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium that combines textual definitions and hundreds of superb line drawings to illuminate a comprehensive body of essential terms in architecture, including important interrelationships between building components. Grouped by themes, such as history, systems, structures, forms, construction, environmental issues, and behavior, all terms have their visual complement and can be readily accessed in a number of different ways. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, construction practitioner, or simply interested in the field of architecture, A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, Second Edition provides an authoritative source of information for tracking down an elusive word—and a delight for simple armchair browsing. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Anatomy of Color: The Story of Heritage Paints & Pigments

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Pdf:The Anatomy of Color: The Story of Heritage Paints & Pigments.Review “A 'must have' book not just for arts holdings, but for home designers and anyone working with color.” - Donovan's Literary Services Read more About the Author Patrick Baty is a historian of architectural paint and color. He works as a consultant in the decoration of historic buildings and runs the family paint business Papers and Paints in London. He lectures and contributes regularly to magazines and journals. Read more

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Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Modern Refridgeration and Air Conditioning)

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Pdf:Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Modern Refridgeration and Air Conditioning).Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the standard for a new generation of learners. This classic is an excellent blend of theory, skill development, and service techniques to help students learn how to install and service refrigeration and HVAC systems. Technical content has never been more up to date. A logical and progressive organization, rich learning pedagogy and features, a superior art program, and readability contribute to Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning’s highly accessible nature. Relevant career and workplace readiness content prepares students for a successful career in the HVACR industry.  New technical updates including added information on microchannel heat exchangers, variable frequency drives, variable refrigerant flow systems, and additional Code Alert features; new and updated content focusing on energy efficiency (chapters 31-33 and 36 – air side economizers, multistage and zoning thermostats, Thinking Green features, and variable refrigerant flow); and hundreds of new pieces of art ensure students receive a modern HVACR education. Accessible content and design contributes to CTE learner success like increased coverage of safety (new Safety chapter), well-designed illustrations to effectively support the text, and content that is well-organized and readable. Relevant career preparation and workplace readiness information is provided in a new Careers chapter, Service Call Scenario features, and correlations to HVAC Excellence and PAHRA standards and competencies.

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Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide

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Pdf:Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide.From the Back Cover Find the answer every time Here, in concise, straightforward language, is the guidebook your father trusted, completely overhauled and updated for the first time in three decades. Clearly organized to help you find what you need, it covers tools, drawing and sketching, measuring and connecting, installation, bearings, motor maintenance, electrical devices, structural steel, and more. Everything about the newest equipment is here, as well as information vital to maintaining the older machinery still found in many shops. Apply the right method of installation for various types of machinery and equipment Install, repair, and maintain chain drives and V-belt drives Perform preventive and predictive motor maintenance Understand and maintain wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems Troubleshoot and repair pumps, air compressors, fans, and blowers Create and use sheet metal patterns Sharpen hand saws, band saws and circular saws Read more About the Author Thomas Bieber Davis is a mechanical engineer and trainer in preventive and predictive maintenance at all levels. He has also developed preventive maintenance products for industrial use. Carl A. Nelson wrote numerous practical manuals for the mechanical trades, including earlier editions of this book, before his death in 1993. Read more

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A Little Book of Gargoyles

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Pdf:A Little Book of Gargoyles.This series of beautifully produced small books is intended to be an introduction to the often hidden worlds that lie within the great churches and cathedrals of the British Isles, Ireland, and Europe. Mike Harding presents a selection of the most fascinating manifestations of green men, gargoyles, misericords, and stained glass, explaining the background and meaning behind each subject in text and illustrations. Gargoyles that grin and leer down from roofs and towers of medieval churches have stood for centuries warding off evil and this book depicts the many fearsome faces of these monstrosities throughout history. The creatures reached their flowering in the Middle Ages yet their story goes far beyond that time to the very beginnings of art, when man created demons to scare away demons. The photographs in this small book present the range of these gargoyles in full color.

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Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros)

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Pdf:Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros).Review 'Nothing I have seen addresses the management issues facing small-volume builders better than this book. (Gerstel) manages thoroughly to cover the basics in a way that is both informative and entertaining.'  --Sal Alfano, editor-in-chief, Journal of Light Construction 'Gerstel's book is insightful, exceptionally readable and compelling. (It) inspires readers to plan and organize. Even the most successful and seasoned builders have expressed their appreciation.' --Nuts and Bolts, publication of the Trade Guild   'One of the first and by far the best book for the small contractor who wants to be a 'Professional.' --Builders BookSource   'David Gerstel has achieved the ultimate American dream: for years he has worked for himself doing something he loves . . . He knows first hand what it takes for a small volume construction company to survive and prosper in any economic climate.' --The Master Builder News   'What elevates Gerstel to the top ranks of  professional remodeling is his exceptional ability to manage a company that produces the highest quality work.' --Remodeling     Read more From the Author --  good luck, David Gerstel Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design

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Pdf:To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design.Amazon.com Review The moral of this book is that behind every great engineering success is a trail of often ignored (but frequently spectacular) engineering failures. Petroski covers many of the best known examples of well-intentioned but ultimately failed design in action -- the galloping Tacoma Narrows Bridge (which you've probably seen tossing cars willy-nilly in the famous black-and-white footage), the collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel walkways -- and many lesser known but equally informative examples. The line of reasoning Petroski develops in this book were later formalized into his quasi-Darwinian model of technological evolution in The Evolution of Useful Things, but this book is arguably the more illuminating -- and defintely the more enjoyable -- of these two titles. Highly recommended. Read more Review 'Reading Petroski's fine book is not only a delight, it is a necessity.' --Houston Chronicle'Serious, amusing, probing, sometimes frightening, and always literate.' --Los Angeles Times  Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Sheet Metal Forming Processes and Die Design

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Pdf:Sheet Metal Forming Processes and Die Design.Written by an engineer with decades of practical manufacturing experience, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and is a complete modern guide to sheet metal forming processes and die design – still the most commonly used methodology for the mass-production manufacture of aircraft, automobiles, and complex high-precision parts. Included are the “hows” and “whys” of product analysis, as well as the techniques for blanking, punching, bending, deep drawing, stretching, material economy, strip design, movement of metal during stamping, and tooling. Its focus is on simple, applicable engineering methods rather than complex numerical techniques.  

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Pipefitters Handbook

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Pdf:Pipefitters Handbook.A Timeless Classic!Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.Provides answers to all sorts of problems indigenous to power and industrial pipebending, and the fabrication of welding fittings in both shop and field.Logically categorizes all material according to job description, supporting each working table with a clear example of how to use it.Includes a special reference section that gives instant data on the 24 most useful on-the-job subjects, such as spark tests for metals, sheet metal weights, valve types, weights and measures, and many more.Discusses all types of bends; elbows, tees, and crosses; plastic pipe; soldering and brazing; travel and run; fitting dimensions; threading pipe; relative physical properties; and more.

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Commercial Steel Estimating: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Basics

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Pdf:Commercial Steel Estimating: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Basics. There has never been available a compilation of information on steel estimating such as this one in the entire history of steel fabrication. Designed to provide enough information to train someone new in all the aspects of becoming a steel estimator, this manual is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to become a steel estimator, as well as anyone who wants to learn the entire process including many trade secrets. It is a must have for architects, engineers, general contractors, owners and developers that need to know about steel.

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The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets

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Pdf:The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets.Review 'Ted Kooser could be mistaken for an average guy except for one thing: He writes poetry. That activity sets him apart from most of his neighbors, since they, like most Americans, have very little time for the stuff. A resident of Nebraska and the first U.S. poet laureate from the Great Plains, Mr. Kooser takes a broadly inclusive approach to promoting poetry; even so, he harbors no illusions about its becoming the national pastime anytime soon. Mr. Kooser captures this outsider-status neatly in The Poetry Home Repair Manual, his guide to aspiring poets and aspiring readers of verse. . . . [P]oetry is a tough sell these days. . . . But that only makes a smart and readable poetry guide all the more welcome, and needed.'—David Yezzi, The Wall Street Journal (David Yezzi The Wall Street Journal)'With The Poetry Home Repair Manual, he turns to teaching us what poetry is about, Kooser-style. Much of it appeals. His attitude that 'poetry is communication' is refreshing in an era when so many poets seem to be babbling to themselves, giving us pages ripped out of their narcissistic diaries. . . . As might be expected, Kooser's advice is practical, down-home. . . . Kooser is a fine free-verser, and the biases of his book show it.'—Cynthia Haven, San Francisco Chronicle (Cynthia Haven San Francisco Chronicle)'When Nebraska's Ted Kooser was named poet laureate for the Library of Congress last fall, certain quarters of the literary establishment responded with a resounding, Huh? Poets on both coasts scratched their heads, admitting they had never heard of Kooser. It is to be hoped they now have. With Kooser, the middle of the country and Nebraska have triumphed over the self-concerned coasts. Many of his poems involve closely observed Midwestern scenes, their artistry a way of surviving and even enjoying the world. Though Kooser eschews the egotism of many contemporary poets, he is as distinctive a voice as any now at work, a master of metaphor and the short poem. . . . Kooser's book is quietly witty and iconoclastic, with valuable advice. . . . He presents a whole stance toward writing in the context of living one's life. The Poetry Home Repair Manual is brief, lucid, and often remarkably wise.'—David Mason, The Weekly Standard (David Mason The Weekly Standard)'Comings and goings, what is there and what isn't, and the possibilities drawn from personal exploration shape the landscapes in Kooser's poetry. This is not an extended, complex, or experimental kind of writing, but a poetry that rings true, allowing the human sound of being to exist on the page. Its brevity is a launching pad for a simplicity that contains mortal lessons whose language changes the reader. This sense of transformation could be the theme of The Poetry Home Repair Manual. It is not a how-to book or a grand manifesto about poetic tradition. This lively and trim book is Kooser's gift to readers and writers of poetry. . . . The value of this book lies in the way Kooser encourages writers to be real about their expectations, their work, and the fact that the world is not waiting for their poems. . . . Kooser is a poet whose triumphs and tragedies become our own, not to shed their weight upon us but to allow us to revel in the process by which the imagination and the mysteries of poetry make our humanity everyone's horizon.'—Bloomsbury Review (Bloomsbury Review)'The work of Kooser, America's new poet laureate, will be receiving more attention now, attention that is amply deserved'—Booklist (Booklist)'Get your hands on this book. Ask your librarian for it—or better yet buy it, along with a highlighter. You're going to need the latter because this book is brimming with good counsel.'—John Eberhart, Kansas City Star (John Eberhart Kansas City Star)'A beginning poet would be well advised to read and take to heart the plain-spoken wisdom offered in . . . Ted Kooser's poetry writing 'manual.' . . . By poking fun at himself, he encourages the fledgling poet to see past the pose of being a poet to the devotion to craft and love of poetry that this book celebrates.'—Judith Sornberger, Great Plains Quarterly (Judith Sornberger Great Plains Quarterly)'No other poet seems better suited to represent the United States as its Laureate in this era than Ted Kooser, and The Poetry Home Repair Manual should enhance his grip on our slumbering Republic.'—Larry Woiwode, Poet Laureate of North Dakota, in North Dakota Quarterly (Larry Woiwode North Dakota Quarterly)'[Kooser] is a major poetic voice for rural and small-town America and the first Poet Laureate chosen from the Great Plains. His verse reaches beyond his native region to touch on universal themes in accessible ways.'—James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress (James H. Billington)'Ted Kooser demonstrates that you can be both accessible and truly excellent. . . . He's the sort of poet people love to read.”—Dana Gioia, poet and author of Can Poetry Matter? (Dana Gioia) Read more About the Author Ted Kooser, former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (2004-2006), is a visiting professor in the English department of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a retired insurance executive. He is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently the Pulitzer Prize-winning Delights & Shadows. His prose book, Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps, won numerous awards, including the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for nonfiction finalist, and is available in a Bison Books edition. Read more

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Basic Construction Materials (8th Edition) (Pearson Construction Technology)

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Pdf:Basic Construction Materials (8th Edition) (Pearson Construction Technology).From the Back Cover 'Basic Construction Methods, Eighth Edition,' offers an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today. This informative and practical text reflects the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs. This new edition takes a renewed focus on sustainability, the environmental costs of materials production, and the ability to recycle construction materials. Read more

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Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam

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Pdf:Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam.About the Author Beth Lin Hartmann, PE, is a construction engineering professor at Iowa State University, a small business owner,and a retired Naval officer. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in architecture and a master of sciencedegree in civil engineering with a specialization in construction engineering and management from Iowa StateUniversity. Through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program, she was commissioned as an ensign in the United States Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. Ms. Hartmann is the owner and CEO of Exxo Consulting,LLC, which provides training, professional services, and advice to businesses seeking design and constructioncontracts with federal and state agencies. Read more

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Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam

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Pdf:Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam.About the Author Thomas M. Korman, PhD, PE, PLS, holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and master of science and doctoral degrees in construction engineering and management from Stanford University. Before joining the faculty at Cal Poly in 2005, Dr. Korman worked for several public agencies, consulting engineering firms, and construction companies on civil infrastructure and capital improvement projects, from contract through construction. Dr. Korman is a licensed professional engineer and land surveyor in California and holds several certifications from the American Concrete Institute.   Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. The Construction Depth Reference Manual covers the construction depth section of the civil PE exam administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). This section of the exam is intended to assess your knowledge of construction engineering principles and practice. This book is written with the exam in mind. National codes are referenced, and the appropriate sections are explained and analyzed in a concise and simple manner. Example problems further expand upon major topics in each chapter and can be used to improve problem-solving techniques. Read more

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (Oxford Quick Reference)

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Pdf:A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (Oxford Quick Reference).About the Author Christopher Gorse is Head of the Centre for the Built Environment at Leeds Metropolitan University. David Johnston is a Reader in Low Carbon Construction, lecturing in Environmental Science, Services and Construction Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University. Martin Pritchard is a Reader in Civil Engineering at Leeds Metropolitan University. Read more

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Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam: Construction Depth Problems

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Pdf:Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam: Construction Depth Problems.About the Author Elaine Huang, PE, is a registered civil engineer in Massachusetts. Ms. Huang holds a bachelor of science degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master of science degree in civil and environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has designed commercial and industrial structures, and has managed the construction of concrete, steel, masonry, and wood structures. Most recently, Ms. Huang has worked in the defense industry. Read more

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Moving the Earth: Excavation Equipment, Methods, Safety, and Cost, Seventh Edition

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Pdf:Moving the Earth: Excavation Equipment, Methods, Safety, and Cost, Seventh Edition.About the Author Robert L. Schmitt, P.E., is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He has worked as a consultant on major construction projects and served on technical committees for the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Associated General Contractors, and the Wisconsin DOT.Clifford J. Schexnayder, P.E., has worked with major heavy/highway construction contractors as field engineer, estimator, and corporate chief engineer. He served as a consultant to the Autoridad del Canal de Panama and is a Member of the National Academy of Construction and the Beavers.Aaron Cohen, CPC, is a product manager at InEight building estimating and project management software solutions and teaches courses on heavy construction methods at Arizona State University.  He was previously president of Apollo Trenchless, Inc., specializing in the trenchless construction of underground utility projects.Herbert L. Nichols, Jr. (deceased), was a private excavation consultant and author of numerous books and manuals on the topic.David A. Day, P.E. (deceased), was a civil engineering and construction consultant. He was a Life Member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers, where he helped to start the Underground Technology Conference. Read more

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Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Analysis and Design

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Pdf:Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Analysis and Design.From the Back Cover Completely revised with the latest HVAC design practices! Based on the most recent standards from ASHRAE, this Sixth Edition provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. You’ll find the latest load calculation procedures, indoor air quality procedures, and issues related to ozone depletion. Throughout the text, numerous worked examples clearly show you how to apply the concepts in realistic scenarios. In addition, several computer programs (several new to this edition) help you understand key concepts and allow you to simulate various scenarios, such as psychometrics and air quality, load calculations, piping system design, duct system design, and cooling coil simulation. Additionally, the load calculation program has been revised and updated. These computer programs are available at the book’s website: wiley.com/college/mcquiston Key Features of the Sixth Edition Additional new worked examples in the text and on the accompanying software. Chapters 6-9 have been extensively revised for clarity and ease of use. Chapter 8, The Cooling Load, now includes two approaches: the heat balance method, as recommended by ASHRAE, and the simpler RTS method.  Both approaches include computer applications to aid in calculations. Provides complete, authoritative treatment of all aspects of HVAC, based on current ASHRAE standards. Numerous worked examples and homework problems provide realistic scenarios to apply concepts. Read more About the Author Faye C. McQuiston is professor emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. He is an active member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), recently completing a term as vice president. He has served on the Board of Directors and the Technology, Education, Member, and Publishing Councils, and he is  past member of the Research and Technical, Education, and Standards Committees.   Dr. McQuiston is a registered professional engineer and a consultant to several system design and equipment manufacturing firms. He is active in research related to the design of heating and air-conditioning systems, particularly  heat-exchanger design and simulation and load calculations. He has written extensively on heating and air conditioning and is the coauthor of a basic fluid mechanics and heat transfer text. Jerald D. Parker is a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at Oklahoma Christian University after serving 33 years on the mechanical engineering faculty at Oklahoma State University.   During his tenure at Oklahoma State, he spent one year on leave with the engineering department of Du Pont in Newark, Delaware. He has been active at both the local and national level in ASME, where he is a fellow. In ASHRAE he has served as chairman of the Technical Committee on Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, chairman of a standards project committee, and a member of the Continuing Education Committee. He is a registered professional engineer Jeffrey D. Spitler is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.. He is an active member of ASHRAE and has served on several technical committees, a standards committee, and the Student Activities Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of the International Building Performance Simulation Association. He is a registered professional engineer and has consulted on a number of different projects. Read more

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Building Beehives For Dummies

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Pdf:Building Beehives For Dummies.From the Back Cover Learn to: Choose the best beehive for your needs Gather the necessary tools and materials Sharpen your carpentry skills Plan and assemble your own beehives and beekeeping equipment Want to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment? Easy. Whether you're a new beekeeper or a seasoned ol' timer, Building Beehives For Dummies provides you with the information you need to successfully plan and build beehives and other cool accessories. You'll discover what type of hive to build, hints on how to maintain your equipment, what bees need to stay happy and healthy, whereto locate your hive, and much more. Hear the buzz — find the 4-1-1 on what honeybees need in a hive, break down the components of a typical hive, and choose a great hive location Bee in the know about hives — discover reasons why you should build a hive instead of buying one, and select the best hive for your needs Get sweet on building your beehive — get detailed materials and cut lists plus step-by-step illustrated instructions for assembling popular beehives and beekeeping accessories Open the book and find: The anatomy of a beehive Legal and locale considerations for your hive The tools and materials you need to build the projects in this book The scoop on basic carpentry skills Detailed plans for six of the world's most popular hives plus seven terrific beekeeping accessories Tips for extending the life of your equipment Read more About the Author Howland Blackiston has been a backyard beekeeper since 1984. He has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs, including the Discovery Channel, CNBC, CNN, and NPR. He is the author of Beekeeping For Dummies. Read more

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Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

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Pdf:Building Chicken Coops For Dummies.From the Back Cover Choose your coop's best location, size, and style Construct a coop from the ground up Add solar power or electricity to your coop Build a safe enclosure for your backyard flock Whether you have a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a cost-effective backyard chicken coop. You'll not only be able to construct a safe habitat, but you can also provide creature comforts for your flock, put together a run, and plug in with electricity. You'll get basic construction know-how and key information to design and build a coop that's easy on the eyes and tailored to your flock. Inside… The dirt on essential tools The skills to build like a pro Tips for prepping a coop site Adding walls, doors, windows Pointers on building roosts Adding electricity to a coop Helpful schematic drawings Fun ideas to decorate a coop Read more About the Author Todd Brock has written for HGTV's Landscape Solutions andGround Breakers as well as DIY Network's Fresh from the Garden. Dave Zook owns Horizon Structures, which makes custom chicken coops. Rob Ludlowis the owner of BackYardChickens.com, a top source on chicken raising. Rob and his family raise a small flock in their backyard. Read more

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Color Coded EZ Tabs for the 2017 National Electrical Code

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Pdf:Color Coded EZ Tabs for the 2017 National Electrical Code.Navigating the NEC 2017 has been made easier than ever with these updated self-adhesive tabs. The NEC 2017 tabs are a unique offering that provide the perfect tool for organizing the code's various sections. Students can place the durable tabs onto the edges of their code, turning it into a reference guide with information at their fingertips. With such easy to access information, users will find themselves spending less time searching for the information they need and more time understanding it. Affordable and time-saving, they are a must-have for NEC students.

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2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (International Code Council Series)

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Pdf:2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (International Code Council Series).About the Author ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC. Read more

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American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition

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Pdf:American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition.About the Author Wilford I. Summers is an electrical consultant and former Executive Director of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. Frederic P. Hartwell a working electrician, is President of Hartwell Electrical Services, Inc. He has been certified by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors as a Certified Master Electrical Inspector. Mr. Hartwell is the senior member of NEC CMP 9. He is co-author of McGraw Hill's National Electrical Code Handbook, 27th Edition. Read more

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Building Systems for Interior Designers

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Pdf:Building Systems for Interior Designers.From the Inside Flap Building Systems for interior designers Second Edition Corky Binggeli, asid Read more About the Author Corky Binggeli, ASID, is a principal at Corky Binggeli Interior Design in Boston and has taught at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and Boston Architectural College. A professional member of ASID and past President of ASID New England, she is the author of Graphic Standards Field Guide to Commercial Interiors; Interior Graphic Standards, Second Edition; Materials for Interior Environments; and coauthor with Francis D. K. Ching of Interior Design Illustrated, Second Edition, all from Wiley. Read more

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The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen

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Pdf:The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen.The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, 2nd Edition is the much needed solution for anyone working on or training to work on electrical utility circuits. Packaged as a convenient, single-volume reference guide on the operation of electrical utility systems, this book will give you what other resources won't: practical coverage of the equipment and situations that power line workers are exposed to on a daily basis, with a focus on ensuring concepts are meaningful and applicable. This book also pays special attention to the order in which topics are addressed; simple concepts are explained first, and the book then builds upon these fundamentals to explain more complex theories, thereby setting a strong foundation for clearly understanding key rules and regulations. This text been updated to include the most current industry information available, including applications of recent technology. This book also contains in-depth exploration of the mechanical aspects of the job, such as working with rigging, trucks, stringing wire, and tree felling. The need for safety and training is highlighted throughout the book, resulting in a powerful resource for linemen, cable men, foremen, and others associated with the transmission and distribution departments of electric utility companies. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

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Blueprint Reading for Electricians

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Pdf:Blueprint Reading for Electricians.About the Author NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 memebers working in a wide variety of fields around North America. Read more

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Fundamentals of Instrumentation

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Pdf:Fundamentals of Instrumentation.About the Author NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 members working in a wide variety of fields around North America. Read more

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Direct Current Fundamentals

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Pdf:Direct Current Fundamentals.Direct Current Fundamentals, 6E is by far the best and most reliable selection for comprehensive DC theories and applications. This comprehensive book on DC information includes many examples of basic DC circuits and equipment providing users with the fundamental concepts of DC electricity and magnetism, in preparation for further studies in electricity and electronics.

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AC Theory

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Pdf:AC Theory.About the Author NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 members working in a wide variety of fields around North America. Read more

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Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, 2nd Ed.

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Pdf:Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, 2nd Ed..About the Author Eric Kleinert(Lake Worth, FL) is a professional with 34 years of experience in the major appliance, air conditioning, refrigeration, and computer electronics service industry. Currently, he is a Manager for a HVAC/R Contractor. Previously he owned and operated a major appliance and air conditioning service corporation. As an Instructor for the Palm Beach County School District, Kleinert taught adults aspects of preventative, diagnostic services, and techniques which enhanced their ability to evaluate major appliances and air conditioning. Read more

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Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity

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Pdf:Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity.About the Author Stephen L. Herman--both an electrician and a teacher for more than 30 years--authored numerous popular textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Now retired, Mr. Herman spent two decades as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years, and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Additional publications include DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS. Read more

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Data, Voice and Video Cabling

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Pdf:Data, Voice and Video Cabling.About the Author James Hayes is a founder of the Structured Cabling Association and President of The Fiber Optic Association, the professional society for fiber optics. He is also a partner in VDV Works, a company that provides technical support to the voice-data-video industry. Originally educated as a physicist and astronomer at Vanderbilt University and The University of California at Santa Cruz, Mr. Hayes has been involved with the electronics and test instrumentation industry since 1968. For the last twenty-five years he has been involved with fiber optics and communications. A frequent lecturer on communications, he writes monthly columns for Electrical Contractor and TED (The Electrical Distributor) and is also the author of THE FIBER OPTIC TECHNICIANS MANUAL, and numerous articles on fiber optics and cabling. Read more

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Messy Bed Messy Head: Where Clutter Comes From & How To Clean It Up

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Pdf:Messy Bed Messy Head: Where Clutter Comes From & How To Clean It Up.Tired of drowning in mess and clutter? Are your children too embarrassed by your messy house to invite friends over to play because it looks like a bomb went off inside it? Whether it’s your home, car, drawer, linen closet, inbox, bank account, or body, most of us have pockets of clutter that drain us energetically, and derail our best-laid plans.In Messy Bed, Messy Head not only will you learn how to create a warm, inviting home for your family to grow up in, and a welcoming oasis for friends to gather, but you’ll learn the secret to keeping it that way.Transformation Strategist Cindy Cooley grew up in a messy house, and carried that unhealthy family tradition into adulthood for a number of years until she discovered the freedom, clarity, and balance that comes with living in a state of simplicity and order.In Messy Bed, Messy Head, Cindy will help you discover…*Where messiness and clutter come from, and what they really cost you.*How to get a clear vision of the home you want to share with your family and friends.*How to clean up the mess, declutter, and get organized!*Where to find those hidden pockets of clutter that drain your energy, and leave you feeling lethargic.*The joy of streamlining your possessionsHow to end the calamity and chaos of clutter once and for all by assigning your possessions a home of their own.Messy Bed, Messy Head is a unique combination of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo, and Organizing From the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Organizing Your Home, Your Office, and Your Life by Julie Morgenstern, with a touch of woo thrown in for good measure.Messy Bed, Messy Head will help you clean, declutter and organize your home, and show you how to unleash your creativity and productivity in every other area of your life!

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Your Clutter-Free and Tidy Home: Simple Tips on How to Declutter Your Home, Change Your Mind and Start a Minimalistic Life (Minimalist Home, Minimalist Living, Decluttering, Tidying)

Pdf Home Your Clutter-Free and Tidy Home: Simple Tips on How to Declutter Your Home, Change Your Mind and Start a Minimalistic Life (Minimalist Home, Minimalist Living, Decluttering, Tidying)

Pdf:Your Clutter-Free and Tidy Home: Simple Tips on How to Declutter Your Home, Change Your Mind and Start a Minimalistic Life (Minimalist Home, Minimalist Living, Decluttering, Tidying). Are you tired of living in a house filled with clutter? Do you feel a great sense of dread when you look at your cluttered home? Would a clutter-free life make you happy? THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! Learn how to keep your home in perfect order with little effort!A metaphorical tornado in the form of small children or a messy person has been through your home, and you don’t know how to begin to tidy up.But you must realize that straightening up your home can actually be very easy. You have to find a system, and after that, it is simple.When you are settled into a home, you tend to accumulate clutter. The most important thing to tidy your home is to get rid of this clutter and make your home clean, organized, and pleasant to be inside. You can make more space and find things in seconds. You will always be prepared to receive surprise guests, and you won’t ever feel embarrassed about the state of your house. Finally, your home will be much easier to clean without clutter everywhere, even if you have three toddlers. It is nearly impossible to clean and find things and entertain guests properly if you have boxes everywhere, piles of books and magazines tipping over, clothes piled on the floor, and other clutter collecting dust and standing in your way.A tidy home is convenient, clean, and aesthetically pleasing. It is also achievable, even if it seems overwhelming right now. Some people think that you must devote 24 hours a day to keeping a home clean. They can’t afford this much time and give up before they even start. Others do try, but they go about it the wrong way and become exhausted after spending three days making even bigger messes. Then there are those who miraculously have clean and lovely homes with minimal effort. These fortunate people have a great organizing system down pat. You are about to become one of them.It is not a huge, daunting task to keep your home tidy. It just takes a system and a little time, but certainly not 24 hours a day! In this ebook you will be shown a system that you can use to keep your home in perfect order with little effort. These simple strategies will help you create the home that’s right for YOU!In this idea filled ebook you will discover:what are the pros of declutteringwhy you must declutterhow to plan and start declutteringroom-by-room guidelines how to declutter your homehow to prevent re-cluttering of your homeand more!Your home will soon become the envy of your neighbors and other parents alike. Even with children, you will find that your home looks and feels great. All of your guests will wonder how you do it. The secret is in this ebook! A step by step guide that is easy to follow and allows you to begin effortlessly.Well, what are you waiting for? Grab your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page to get started!

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The Joy of Minimalism: A Beginner's Guide to Happiness with Less

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Pdf:The Joy of Minimalism: A Beginner's Guide to Happiness with Less.It's natural to love stuff! More than that, it's natural to love your stuff: that notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value...and they all take up space. Author and YouTuber Zoey Arielle opens up about her struggle with loving all the things in life we bring home. A hoarder in disguise, Arielle has mastered the tools needed to embrace simplicity and the minimalist philosophy. Life can stress anyone out. So, by embracing minimalism, you'll be saying good-bye to stress and everything that you never needed anyway. Discover a greater focus and true freedom as you live your new life with a real sense of gratitude for everything and everyone around you. Poulsen describes how to simplify the act of letting go while sharing her personal journey into this calmer sense of life. Beyond offering specific tips on transitioning, she also invites the listener to journal their new awakening. Minimalism is more than a movement or fad: It's a sense of happiness and practice that brings individuals closer to their true selves.

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El arte sueco de ordenar antes de morir / The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning (Spanish Edition)

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Pdf:El arte sueco de ordenar antes de morir / The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning (Spanish Edition).Llega el Döstadning, el arte de la limpieza para la muerte: un  fenómeno sueco para poner en orden nuestra vida antes de pasar a una mejor. Döstädning, o el arte de la limpieza para la muerte, es un  fenómeno sueco a través del cual dejar nuestros asuntos en orden antes de pasar a mejor vida. Nos lo presenta Margareta Magnusson, la abuela que todos querríamos  tener. Con la claridad de quien ve la vida desde la última parada, explica a jóvenes y mayores cómo ordenar el caos para quedarnos con lo verdaderamente importante. Tanto si se trata de rescatar las reliquias de entre una montaña de trastos, de reducirlo todo a un espacio más pequeño o de establecer un sistema para dejar de perder las llaves, promete ahorrar estrés a quien lo practique y a los que seguirán ahí cuando llegue su hora. Ilustrado por la propia autora, esta es una enseñanza realista, directa  y adorablemente excéntrica sobre qué significan de verdad las pertenencias y ser capaz de superar lo efímero. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION A charming, practical, and unsentimental approach to putting a home in order while reflecting on the tiny joys that make up a long life.In Sweden there is a kind of decluttering called döstädning, dö meaning “death” and städning meaning “cleaning.” This surprising and invigorating process of clearing out unnecessary belongings can be undertaken at any age or life stage but should be done sooner than later, before others have to do it for you. In The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, artist Margareta Magnusson, with Scandinavian humor and wisdom, instructs readers to embrace minimalism. Her radical and joyous method for putting things in order helps families broach sensitive conversations, and makes the process uplifting rather than overwhelming.Margareta suggests which possessions you can easily get rid of (unworn clothes, unwanted presents, more plates than you’d ever use) and which you might want to keep (photographs, love letters, a few of your children’s art projects). Digging into her late husband’s tool shed, and her own secret drawer of vices, Margareta introduces an element of fun to a potentially daunting task. Along the way readers get a glimpse into her life in Sweden, and also become more comfortable with the idea of letting go.

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Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

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Pdf:Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness.Review Accolades and Praise for GRETCHEN RUBIN #1 New York Times bestselling author Member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100   “Aided by her formidable intelligence and willingness to try anything, she spent a year road-testing every theory about happiness she could get her hands on, using her own life as the road.” —TIME   “Once you’ve read Gretchen Rubin’s tale of a year spent searching for satisfaction, you’ll want to start your own happiness project and get your friends and family to join you. This is the rare book that will make you both smile and think—often on the same page.”  —Daniel H. Pink, Drive   “Rubin had learned that there was a close correlation between habits and happiness, so she figured out how we form them, use them, and change them. Once I came to understand habits as harnessing our own laziness—making a habit frees you from decision-making, which you can use to your advantage—my relationship to them changed permanently.” —The New Yorker   “Lays out life’s essential goals… serves as a kind of detailed instruction manual on how to achieve them.”  —New York Times Book Review    “If anyone can help us stop procrastinating, start exercising or get organized, it’s Gretchen Rubin. The happiness guru takes a sledgehammer to old-fashioned notions about change.” —Parade “Gretchen Rubin combines deep research and observations from her own life to explain how habits emerge and—more important—how they can change. It’s indispensable for anyone hoping to overhaul how they (almost unthinkingly) behave.” —Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit   “Gretchen Rubin is a writer after my own heart—seriously brilliant, very warm, and funny. I think she’s amazing.” —Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird and Help, Thanks, Wow “Gretchen Rubin’s superpower is curiosity… Weaving together research, unforgettable examples, and her brilliant insight, Better Than Before is a force for real change.” —Brené Brown, Dare to Lead and Daring Greatly   “With her characteristic mix of delightful charm, thoughtful research, and insightful advice… Gretchen Rubin shows how to add fun, joy, and harmony to your home life.” —Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Read more About the Author GRETCHEN RUBIN is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature. She's the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, and The Happiness Project. A member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, Rubin has an enormous following, in print and online; her books have sold more than three million copies worldwide, in more than 35 languages, and on her popular daily blog, gretchenrubin.com, she reports on her adventures in pursuit of habits and happiness. She also has a top-ranked, award-winning podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Rubin started her career in law, and was clerking for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor when she realized she wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters. Read more

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Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home: The Simple, Room-by-Room Plan for a Natural Home

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Pdf:Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home: The Simple, Room-by-Room Plan for a Natural Home.Review “Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home is a fantastic resource, offering essential tips for a home that won’t just look or smell like it’s clean, but one that will actually be clean and safe for the people you care about most.” (Melissa Michaels, The Inspired Room blog and author of Dwelling and Simple Organizing)“Is there anything better than a clean house that’s actually good for you? Becky teaches you how to clean thoroughly without harsh chemicals, and the sparkly goodness that results is not only all natural, it’s easy on the ol’ wallet. Win-win for sure.” (Sherry Petersik, New York Times bestselling author of Young House Love and Lovable Livable Home)“Becky makes the overwhelming task of detoxing the home approachable, simple, and cost-effective. Combining years of experience with research to educate readers on how to shop, interpret labels, and make educated decisions, this gives readers the confidence to clean with ease and keep households healthier, naturally.” (Melissa Maker, author of Clean My Space: The Secret To Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day )“A step-by-step guide to taking charge of your home’s wellness with a comprehensive, all-natural cleaning system. The simple, room-by-room plan outlined in Rapinchuk’s book gives mamas tips and tools to create cleaner, safer homes, resulting in healthier families.” (The Bump)“Rooted in concern for her family’s health and well-being, Rapinchuk’s recipes and methods are designed to set one’s mind at ease…and can be used in whole or piecemeal, making this book useful for both enthusiasts and casual readers.” (Booklist) Read more About the Author BECKY RAPINCHUK is the founder of Clean Mama, the most popular cleaning website in with world. The Clean Mama empire spans several highly successful businesses, including a membership-only monthly subscription, an organic cleaning line, a paper goods company, and an online community. Rapinchuk is the homecare expert for Scotch-Brite and has also worked with a variety of brands as an ambassador or brand affiliate, including Dyson, Home Depot, SC Johnson, Martha Stewart, Bissell, Casabella, Murchison-Hume, The Laundress, Aprilaire, and Neato Robotics. Rapinchuk is an online columnist for Better Homes & Gardens, the housekeeping expert on Answers.com, and a regular home expert for Real Simple, the New York Times, Bon Appetit, Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV Magazine, InStyle, Shape, Oprah.com, Houzz, Refinery29, and others.  Read more

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Decorating with Plants: What to Choose, Ways to Style, and How to Make Them Thrive

Pdf Home Decorating with Plants: What to Choose, Ways to Style, and How to Make Them Thrive

Pdf:Decorating with Plants: What to Choose, Ways to Style, and How to Make Them Thrive.Review “Horticulturist Chapman encourages readers to add a green thing (or two or three) to every room in the house—for mood, tone, fragrance, clean air, and just plain good looks. . . . Room-by-room ideas . . . . Inspiring photographs. . . . [A] reference for any room, any lifestyle. —Booklist, starred review “At last! A book where savvy interior design and houseplant smarts intersect with finesse. Your home will be more beautiful, your life will be uplifted.”—Tovah Martin, author of The Unexpected Houseplant   “I will let you in on a major decorating secret: Every room in your house would look better with a houseplant (or three) to add some life to it. With Baylor Chapman’s handy guide, you can pick the best plants—whether for a sunny windowsill or a dark corner—as well as create artful arrangements that will thrive in your home.”—Michelle Slatalla, author of Gardenista   “Yes, Baylor is a masterful designer—that’s evident from the beauty she conjures in everything she touches. But Decorating with Plants reveals Baylor’s other magic power: Teaching. Her latest masterpiece offers endless design pursuits, all effortlessly demystified from start to finish.”—Johanna Silver, author of The Bold Dry Garden   “This fresh approach to designing with houseplants goes well beyond the basics of selection and care, providing lushly illustrated style guidance for every room of the house. A fantastic mix of practical and inspirational.”—Susan Morrison, garden designer and author of The Less Is More Garden Read more About the Author Baylor Chapman is the author of The Plant Recipe Book and founder of Lila B. Design, a San Francisco–based plant design studio. She has been a guest on PBS’s Growing a Greener World, and her work has appeared in Good Housekeeping and Better Homes & Gardens. When not in her studio, she’s scouring plant nurseries and leading workshops to help plant lovers of all skill levels feel confident that they can make their spaces feel like home with just a little bit of green. Check out her tutorials on Sunset.com and Houzz.com, and follow her on Instagram @lilabdesign. Read more

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Natural Living Style: Inspirational ideas for a beautiful and sustainable home

Pdf Home Natural Living Style: Inspirational ideas for a beautiful and sustainable home

Pdf:Natural Living Style: Inspirational ideas for a beautiful and sustainable home.Book Description In Natural Living Style, Selina Lake reveals how to create a simple, beautiful, and stylish home that is as natural, plastic-free, and sustainable as possible. Read more About the Author Selina Lake is a successful stylist, author, and columnist. She has a monthly column in Modern Gardens magazine and her styling work can be seen in publications including Country Living, Homes & Antiques, and Country Homes & Interiors. Selina has produced eight books for Ryland Peters & Small, including the bestselling Botanical Style. Read more

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Living Decor: Plants, Potting and DIY Projects

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Pdf:Living Decor: Plants, Potting and DIY Projects.About the Author Maria Colletti, author of Terrariums: Gardens under Glass and Living Decor, is a traveling workshop instructor. She currently teaches the Living Décor terrarium series at New York Botanical Garden, where she previously spent thirteen years as the Garden Shop manager. Colletti was dubbed a 'terrarium savant' in an online article for Edible Manhattan, and her terrarium tips have been featured in the Washington Post. Read more

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Inside Outside: A Sourcebook of Inspired Garden Rooms

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Pdf:Inside Outside: A Sourcebook of Inspired Garden Rooms.About the Author Linda O’Keeffe is a noted design writer and editor who has been working in design for over three decades, including sixteen years as the creative director of Metropolitan Home magazine. She currently contributes to a variety of shelter and architecture publications, lectures, moderates panels, and appears regularly on radio and television design programs. Read more

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A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life

Pdf Home A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your  Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life

Pdf:A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life.Review 'More than a cookbook, Maggie Battista's A New Way to Food is a love story about her learning to accept herself and, along the way, inspiring us to evaluate our own relationships with ourselves and our bodies. If I could change one thing about it, it would be the ability to go back in time and give my younger self a copy.'—Julia Turshen, author of Now & Again, Feed the Resistance, and Small Victories'Maggie tells her story in such an honest and approachable way, and the plant-based plan she offers is both do-able and delicious! This is the way I like to eat and she has so many great recipe ideas that I will be using.'—Erin Gleeson, author of The Forest Feast'Maggie Battista’s A New Way to Food is more than a diverse collection of nutritious and beautiful recipes. It is an essential statement about empowerment through healthy self-care. With this cookbook/self-help hybrid, Maggie shows us more than A New Way to Food; she shows us the way to a better self.'—Andie Mitchell, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir It Was Me All Along and Eating in the Middle'A New Way to Food is filled with in-depth knowledge about realizing your beautiful authentic potential, reckoning with your past and loving yourself all while eating Maggie's incredibly delicious recipes along the way. This cookbook is filled with fresh, clean and delicious options for any season from Blueberry Plum Crisp Pie to Sweet Potato Gnocchi. Every woman who has struggled with their health should dive into these pages and prepare to be inspired by Maggie's journey and personal experience. I cannot recommend this cookbook enough. It will truly shift your perspective about what being healthy and beautiful really means inside and out.'—Amie Valpone, best-selling author of Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body“We are taken by how Maggie, through health and weight struggles, has proved we are all capable of change. Her beautiful new book is a full take on how to create a positive relationship with food and we are certain it will inspire many on their own journeys.”—David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, authors of Green Kitchen Stories“Detailing a revitalizing lifestyle change that advocates eating mindfully, [A New Way to Food] imparts gentle self-care tips that focus on letting go of setbacks and taking a wholesome approach to food. There’s less motivational cheerleading than genuine, been-there-done-that compassion. Leaving room for differences, Battista says that there’s no single way a journey should unfold.” —Foreword Reviews 'I can’t recommend this book enough.  The words are honest and encouraging and the recipes are playful and approachable and exciting!'—Joy the Baker'The book is in tune with current thinking that everyone is different and previous notions of how people should look — how traditional models and celebrities look — aren’t practical or realistic for most people. Happiness comes when you combine healthy eating with a healthy lifestyle and a healthy attitude about the body you’ve been given.'—Boston Globe Read more About the Author MAGGIE BATTISTA is the founder and director of Eat Boutique, an award-winning online boutique and story-driven recipe site. She has built a business and life as a tastemaker, excelling in bringing people together (both online and in real life) and inspiring them through her own recipes (including her cookbook, Food Gift Love); collections of hand-chosen, small-batch food from the very best food and drink makers; one-of-a-kind events and pop-up markets for 20,000+ guests; and speaking engagements where she shares her insights on food, technology, and social marketing. She's currently working on opening her first permanent Eat Boutique, a food retail concept space that provides a new way to food in Boston and then beyond. Read more

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The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes

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Pdf:The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes.About the Author Nisha Vora is a food blogger, photographer, and stylist. After graduating from Harvard Law School and working as a lawyer for four years, she exchanged her casebooks for cookbooks and launched a career in her dream world of food by creating Rainbow Plant Life, a popular vegan Instagram account, blog, and YouTube channel. Nisha is a Californian at heart but has lived in Brooklyn for the better part of a decade. Read more

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Modern Lunch: +100 Recipes for Assembling the New Midday Meal

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Pdf:Modern Lunch: +100 Recipes for Assembling the New Midday Meal.Review “With a balance of aspirational beauty and real-world usefulness, Modern Lunch is both the respite from and solution to the busy-day excuse of missing a midday meal. What’s more, the book embodies a cooking ethos in line with how many of us already live, favoring vibrant, vegetable-forward meals, and building-block larder and pantry staples to enliven our everyday. Allison’s addition of sweet potato to a ramen broth is a revelation, offering depth and weight with little effort. The fried lemons from her Broccoli and Rigatoni Minestrone are now my go-to garnish for all manner of soups and salads, with their addictive char and sour-sweet brightness. And, I have no doubt the Basil Chicken Wraps will soon be in my sons’ lunchboxes. This book is full of such gems.”—Tara O’Brady, blogger and author of Seven Spoons   “Is it possible that Allison has just made lunch—the chore of all chores for a parent like me—the most exciting meal of the day? This book is bursting with flavor, inspiration, and most of all encouragement to make the midday meal something to savor.” —Ceri Marsh, co-author of How to Feed a Family and The School Year Survival Cookbook   “Looks like breakfast is going to have to relinquish its title: Lunch is now The Most Important Meal of the Day. Every page of Allison’s book, Modern Lunch, is so fresh, inventive and downright mouthwatering I find myself just counting down the minutes until the clock strikes noon!” —Rosie Daykin, owner of Butter Baked Goods and author of Butter Baked Goods and Butter Celebrates!   “Allison Day’s Modern Lunch is a tome of healthful lunch ideas that are flexible enough for a seasoned cook and detailed enough for an aspiring one. It reminds us how lovely it is to be inspired by every meal, and every bite.” —Jackie Kai Ellis, founder of Beaucoup Bakery and author of The Measure of My Powers“Modern Lunch will not only have you totally rethink lunch, it will become the go-to cookbook you didn’t even know you were missing. Overflowing with vibrant photography, mouth-watering recipes and practical tips and advice, this truly modern cookbook will make the midday meal the one you look forward to the most. Whether you eat lunch from home, in an office or in the moments the traffic light is red, Allison has a remarkably delicious solution. Her timeless recipes are simple, practical and completely inspiring. From a California Lunch Bowl with the brightest of dressings to a Savory Vegetable Cobbler you will want to serve to your favorite guests, Allison Day’s Modern Lunch is full of inspiration, gorgeousness and soul-satisfying food that will delight you at lunch and beyond.”—Lisa Dawn Bolton, Food Stylist and Author of On Boards Read more About the Author ALLISON DAY is a cookbook author, writer, editor, food stylist, and creator of the Taste Canada award-winning food blog Yummy Beet. Allison's third cookbook, Modern Lunch (Appetite, Penguin Random House Canada) will be released in the spring of 2019. Her first cookbook, Whole Bowls, and single-subject second cookbook, Purely Pumpkin, are both out now. She's contributed to and been featured in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Vegetarian Times, Food Network Canada, SHAPE, FLARE, and more. Allison lives in Ontario, Canada and London, United Kingdom. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Kripalu Kitchen: Nourishing Food for Body and Soul

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Pdf:The Kripalu Kitchen: Nourishing Food for Body and Soul.Review “Ingredients for most dishes are easily sourced, and Smith’s clear instructions, along with suggestions for make-ahead components, make this an eminently useful resource for those looking to expand their repertoire of healthy dishes.”—Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author Jeremy Rock Smith is the executive chef at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. In addition to overseeing all food service there, he leads weekly cooking demos and frequent immersive food and nutrition programs for guests. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a faculty member of the Food as Medicine program at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., Rock Smith is a frequent guest chef and presenter on health and cooking for a variety of events around the country. His articles and recipes have been featured in a wide range of publications, including the Food Network blog, Vegetarian Times, Yoga Journal, and Boston magazine. He lives with his fam­ily in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. David Joachim has developed and edited thousands of recipes and authored or collaborated on nearly fifty cookbooks, including the IACP Award-winning The Science of Good Food with Andrew Schloss and A Man, a Can, a Plan, a series of healthy cookbooks that has sold more than one million copies. The co-owner of Chef Salt, a line of artisanal seasonings that features unrefined salts from around the world, Joachim lives near Philadelphia. Read more

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Cook to Thrive: Recipes to Fuel Body and Soul

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Pdf:Cook to Thrive: Recipes to Fuel Body and Soul.About the Author NATALIE COUGHLIN is one of the most decorated athletes in history. In her career as a world-class swimmer, she became a twelve-time Olympic medalist and twenty-time World Championship medalist, breaking world records along the way. She is an avid home cook who even during training and competition, always cooked for herself. She has participated in food competitions on Food Network, Iron Chef America, and CBS's The Chef's Classic and has cooked on the Today Show. In 2017, she cofounded Gaderian Wines, a small-batch winery in the Napa Valley. Natalie currently lives in Northern California. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. BreakfastAsparagus and Sweet Onion FrittataServes 4 to 6 Since I started raising chickens, I have made frittatas at least once a week. If you have some eggs on hand and want to clear out your fridge, make a frittata! The basic technique is simple: prepare vegetables and fillings, spread them evenly in a skillet, top with well-beaten eggs, and finish cooking in the oven. This recipe is for an asparagus version, but there are endless possibilities—broccoli and sharp cheddar (see page 30); tomato, corn, and basil; roasted bell pepper and feta; even leftover spaghetti makes a wonderful frittata. They are delicious warm, at room temperature, or cold. Serve a frittata with a green salad, and you have an easy-to-prepare light dinner.1 pound asparagus, trimmed2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil10 large eggs1 (5.2-ounce) package Garlic & Herb Boursin cheeseKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoon unsalted butter1 large sweet onion, such as Vidalia, thinly sliced (about 2½ cups)Preheat the oven to 425°F.Place the asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Season with a hefty pinch each of salt and pepper. Roast until the spears are cooked through but still have some bite, about 10 minutes (if the spears are quite fat, you may need to cook them longer). Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Coarsely chop the asparagus into bite-size pieces.Reduce the oven temperature to 300°F.In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, 3 tablespoons of the Boursin cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (the Boursin will be pretty chunky; don’t worry about whisking it smooth).Heat a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the butter and remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the pan. When the foaming subsides, add the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is translucent and soft, about 5 minutes. Add the asparagus and the egg mixture to the skillet and cook, undisturbed, for 1 minute.Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the eggs are just barely set and jiggle slightly when you shake the pan, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven and use an offset spatula or a knife to release the frittata from the sides of the pan.Let the frittata cool for 5 minutes before transferring it to a large platter. Slice it into wedges and slather a tablespoon of the Boursin on each slice before serving.Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar FrittataServes 4 to 6 Here is another one of my favorite ways to make a frittata. While most people discard their broccoli stems, I peel and roast them to include right alongside the florets. They add more broccoli flavor, not to mention an extra dose of healthy vitamins and minerals. I like to include a touch of red pepper flakes for some spice. Be sure to use a high-quality sharp cheddar cheese—the gooey topping will be all the more delicious for it.1 1/2 pounds broccoli3 tablespoons olive oilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper10 large eggs1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)2⁄3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheesePreheat the oven to 450°F.Cut the thick stems off the broccoli heads and set them aside. Divide the broccoli heads into small florets. Using a vegetable peeler, peel and discard the tough outer layer from the broccoli stems, then slice the stems into very thin coins.On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the sliced broccoli stems with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, season with salt and black pepper, and spread out into an even layer. On a separate rimmed baking sheet, toss the broccoli florets with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, season with salt and black pepper, and spread out into an even layer. Place both baking sheets in the oven and roast, stirring halfway through, until the broccoli is tender and browned in parts, about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.Reduce the oven temperature to 300°F.In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper until smooth.Heat a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is very soft and slightly caramelized, about 15 minutes. Add the red pepper flakes, if using, and cook for 1 more minute. Add the roasted broccoli stems and florets, stir well, and spread the vegetables evenly in the skillet. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and use a spatula to spread it out evenly. Sprinkle the cheddar on top and cook, undisturbed, for 1 minute.Transfer the skillet to the oven. Bake until the eggs are just barely set and jiggle slightly when you shake the pan, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven and use an offset spatula or a knife to release the frittata from the sides of the pan.Let the frittata cool for 5 minutes before transferring it to a large platter. Slice it into wedges and serve.Breakfast Fried RiceServes 2 or 3 Eating meals during athletic competition, especially when traveling, can be a challenge. Often you’re faced with unfamiliar food when you need something reliable to fuel your body for the day. Fortunately, my breakfast of choice was almost always available. Whether I was at the Olympics, World Championships, or Pan American Games, I could reliably find rice, eggs, and soy sauce.Leftover rice mixed with lots of garlic, veggies, and eggs is actually a common Filipino breakfast called sinangag. Rather than fry the eggs in a separate pan, I like to cook them directly in little craters that I make in the rice mixture. My version uses collard greens, which I love because they become silky during cooking while providing you with all sorts of nutrients and minerals. But feel free to substitute other vegetables that strike your fancy.1 bunch collard greens1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons grapeseed oil or other high-heat neutral oil (see page 20)8 garlic cloves, minced2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari, plus more for serving3 cups leftover cooked rice (brown, white, or a combination; see Note)6 large eggs3 scallions, green parts only, thinly slicedSet an oven rack 6 to 8 inches from the heating element and preheat the broiler.Cut out and discard the ribs of the collard greens. Stack the collard leaves on top of one another and, starting on a long side, roll them up into a burrito-like shape. Thinly slice the rolled greens crosswise into ribbons, then coarsely chop the ribbons so that they are not too long.Heat a large oven-safe skillet, such as cast iron, over medium-high heat. When the skillet is hot, add 1 tablespoon of the grapeseed oil and the garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, until the garlic is a light golden color and very fragrant, about 1 minute. Do not let it burn. Add the collard greens, 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce, and ¼ cup water. Cook, stirring, until the collard greens are wilted and all the liquid has evaporated, about 8 minutes.Add the rice and the remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce to the collard greens. Cook, stirring, until the rice has warmed, 2 minutes. Spread the mixture out evenly in the skillet and make six wells with a spoon. Pour 1/4 teaspoon of the remaining oil into each well and then carefully crack an egg into each well. Cook, undisturbed, until the egg whites are beginning to set, about 1 minute. Transfer the skillet to the oven and broil until the eggs are cooked to your desired doneness. (I prefer just-set whites and runny yolks, which takes about 1 minute.)Remove the skillet from the oven and sprinkle the scallions over the rice and eggs. Serve immediately, with soy sauce on the side.Leftover Rice Fried rice is meant to be a convenience food that utilizes and gives new life to leftovers. Leftover rice is actually preferred when making fried rice because it is slightly dried out and holds up to frying better. If you want to make this dish using freshly cooked rice, simply spread the rice out on a baking sheet and place it in the fridge, uncovered, for 30 minutes to dry out. Read more

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The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes

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Pdf:The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes.A new and vibrant vegan cookbook authorized by Instant Pot, from the creator of the Rainbow Plant Life blog.With food and photos as vivid, joyous, and wholesome as the title of her popular cooking blog--Rainbow Plant Life--suggests, Nisha Vora shares nourishing recipes with her loyal followers daily. Now, in her debut cookbook, she makes healthy, delicious everyday cooking a snap with more than 90 nutritious (and colorful!) recipes you can make easily with the magic of an Instant Pot pressure cooker. With a comprehensive primer to the machine and all its functions, you, too, can taste the rainbow with a full repertoire of vegan dishes. Start the day with Nisha's Homemade Coconut Yogurt or Breakfast Enchilada Casserole, then move on to hearty mains like Miso Mushroom Risotto, and even decadent desserts including Double Fudge Chocolate Cake and Red Wine-Poached Pears. The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook will quickly become a go-to source of inspiration in your kitchen.

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The Plantiful Plate: Vegan Recipes from the Yommme Kitchen

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Pdf:The Plantiful Plate: Vegan Recipes from the Yommme Kitchen.About the Author Christine Wong is a certified health coach, blogger, and creator of the lifestyle brand Yommme, with 96,000 followers on Instagram. A graphic designer by background, Christine lived in Hong Kong for a number of years and is now based in New York City, where she is an advocate for the plastic-free foodie movement. Read more

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Modern Lunch: +100 Recipes for Assembling the New Midday Meal

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Pdf:Modern Lunch: +100 Recipes for Assembling the New Midday Meal.From acclaimed cookbook author and award-winning blogger Allison Day comes Modern Lunch, a collection of 100 recipes that celebrate the midday meal.Modern Lunch is the new lunchtime hero for time-strapped, budget-conscious, and salad-fatigued people everywhere. Focusing on healthy, quick--and, yes, Instagrammable--recipes, Allison takes readers on a feasting journey inspired by fresh flavors and ingredients, her travels, and minimal effort. Meals in jars and adult-appropriate lunchboxes will actually make you look forward to lunch now, especially when recipes like Chicken and Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Peanut Butter Vinaigrette, Tomato Sourdough Soup with Cacio e Pepe Socca Triangles, and Walnut-Crusted Avocado, Feta, and Eggs with Pesto Rice are waiting for you. Find inspiration for delicious lunches to eat at home, too, like Greek Chopped Salad with Crispy Peppercorn Salmon, and a new take on the classic ploughman's lunch. Spend weekends with friends gathered around easy-to-assemble platters and picnic baskets, and enjoy homemade brunches that rival any restaurant's. And, if you're someone who likes to improvise, Allison shares her staple recipes and tried-and-tested strategies for mastering meal prep, as well as ideas and combinations for quick, on-the-fly lunches that encourage creativity but promise satisfaction--even if you have to dine at your desk.With dazzling recipes and photography, and smart tips on hacking the lunchtime game, Modern Lunch proves that a delicious, exciting, and inventive lunch can be achievable for any appetite, wallet, and busy schedule--and maybe even spark a little office envy.

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The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 9th Edition: Revised and Updated with More Than 100 All-New Recipes

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Pdf:The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 9th Edition: Revised and Updated with More Than 100 All-New Recipes.About the Author The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Its bestselling library of cookbooks includes Grill It, Braise It, Broil It; Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook; Go Fresh; The Go Red For Women Cookbook; Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th edition; and The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th edition. americanheart.org Read more

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Woodworking for the Garden: 16 Easy-to-Build Step-by-Step Projects (Creative Homeowner) Easy-to-Follow Instructions for Trellises, Planters, Decking, Fences, Chairs, Tables, Sheds, Pergolas, and More

Pdf Home Woodworking for the Garden: 16 Easy-to-Build Step-by-Step Projects (Creative Homeowner) Easy-to-Follow Instructions for Trellises, Planters, Decking, Fences, Chairs, Tables, Sheds, Pergolas, and More

Pdf:Woodworking for the Garden: 16 Easy-to-Build Step-by-Step Projects (Creative Homeowner) Easy-to-Follow Instructions for Trellises, Planters, Decking, Fences, Chairs, Tables, Sheds, Pergolas, and More.From the Back Cover Grab your tools and get out in the garden!Wood is the ideal material for creating fabulous garden features, from planters and decking to a pergola or children's playhouse. Spend more time in your yard as you build and enjoy these 16 attractive woodworking projects. Whatever the size or style of your garden, Woodworking for the Garden offers a wealth of ideas to enhance your landscape.16 functional and attractive projects for making the most out of your outdoor space.Build fences and gates, benches and chairs, sheds, arbors, trellises, picnic tables, a treehouse, and more.Step-by-step photographs, cross-section drawings, comprehensive materials lists, and easy-to-follow instructions.'Attractive outdoor projects that are especially well designed, with attractive detailing.'— Library Journal'Easy-to-build projects designed to make the garden lovelier and the gardener more efficient.'— The Tennessean'Woodworking projects to add a dash of do-it-yourself to the garden.'— Sacramento Bee Read more About the Author Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of highly successful gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including garden design, ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and household woodworking. They have also contributed to several international magazines. Alan and Gill live in Rye, East Sussex. Read more

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Well+Good: 100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living

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Pdf:Well+Good: 100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living.Review '[This] cookbook makes it easier than ever to eat like the stars.' --The Hollywood Reporter Read more About the Author Journalists Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula launched Well+Good in 2009. With an eye on the burgeoning wellness scene, they covered all the ways the topic was cropping up with award-winning reporting, prescient trend-spotting, and gorgeous imagery, from fitness and natural beauty to healthy eating. Today, Well+Good continues to create a world where wellness is stylish, achievable, and fun, connecting readers with smart, simple ways to add it to their lives. Visit them online at wellandgood.com and on Instagram at @wellandgoodeats and @iamwellandgood. Read more

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Clean Eating, Dirty Sex: Sensual Superfoods and Aphrodisiac Practices for Ultimate Sexual Health and Connection

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Pdf:Clean Eating, Dirty Sex: Sensual Superfoods and Aphrodisiac Practices for Ultimate Sexual Health and Connection.Review “With a beautiful blend of humor and practical information, Lisa helps you harness the power of food and exercise for better sexual health and pleasure.” —Tess Masters, author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, and The Perfect Blend“With a beautiful blend of humor and practical information, Lisa helps you harness the power of food and exercise for better sexual health and pleasure.” —Tess Masters, author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, and The Perfect Blend Read more About the Author Lisa Davis, MPH, has nearly two decades of broadcast experience and is a former sex educator. With a master's degree in public health, she is creator, host, and producer of the syndicated It's Your Health radio heard on NPR as well as host/producer of Talk Healthy Today and Talk Fitness Today by AIM Media (of Clean Eating, Vegetarian Times, and Better Nutrition magazines). She is host/producer of Naturally Savvy Radio heard online on RadioMD, iHeart Radio Talk, TuneIn, Stitcher, iTunes, UberRadio, and TalkStreamLive. She lives in the greater Boston area with her husband, daughter, and three crazy dogs.Erin Macdonald, RDN, has been a registered dietitian, nutritionist, and wellness coach for more than twenty years. She is the co-founder of U Rock Girl, a website devoted to nourishing the mind, body, and spirit of women and is the co-author of No Excuses! 50 Healthy Ways to ROCK Breakfast! As the dietitian for Clean Eating magazine and the co-creator of “A Whole Life Guide to Lasting Weight Loss” for the Clean Eating Academy, she helps women repair their relationships with food and their body image. She shares her passion for nutritious and delicious food with others through her interactive cooking classes. Her greatest achievement is as a wife and mom to her four boys. She resides in Orange County, California. Read more

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How To Build Your Own Tiny House

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Pdf:How To Build Your Own Tiny House.About the Author Author Roger Marshall is a woodworker with decades of experience designing living spaces in the tight quarters of yachts. He has built his own house, studios, greenhouses, and numerous stone and wooden garden projects. Read more

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Little Book of Wooden Boxes: Wooden Boxes Created by the Masters (Fox Chapel Publishing) Featuring 31 of Today's Finest Woodworkers & Artisans with Profiles, Insights, and Studio-Quality Photos

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Pdf:Little Book of Wooden Boxes: Wooden Boxes Created by the Masters (Fox Chapel Publishing) Featuring 31 of Today's Finest Woodworkers & Artisans with Profiles, Insights, and Studio-Quality Photos.From the Back Cover UNCONTAINED CREATIVITY This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners, furniture artists, and elite craftsmen from around the world who have taken box-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. Little Book of Wooden Boxes profiles thirty-three master artists who share a common vehicle for self-expression: the wooden box. Hundreds of inspirational studio-quality photographs display their most spectacular work, including jewelry boxes, desk boxes, reliquaries, keepsake boxes, and more. 'Full of ideas for studio artists and advanced hobbyists and should inspire them to see boxes and other containers as works of art, not just as functional objects.'—Library Journal 'If you are interested in stretching your mind and your woodworking 'out of the box' then this book is for you.'—Lumberjocks.com 'This is an inspiring book that is sure to appeal, not only to those who either make or wish to make boxes, but also to anyone who enjoys seeing and learning about the very finest work of the world's great wood artists.'—Australian Woodworker Magazine Read more About the Author Oscar P. Fitzgerald, Ph.D., earned his master and doctorate degrees in history from Georgetown University. He served as director of the Navy Museum in Washington, D.C., and curator for Tingey House, the oldest residence in the Navy, until he decided to pursue fulltime his passion as a furniture historian and decorative arts consultant. Fitzgerald's consulting includes work for Dumbarton House, the headquarters for The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America; Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial; and the Clara Barton National Historic Site. He is a member of the faculty of the Smithsonian Institution/Corcoran School Master's Program in the History of Decorative Arts, where he teaches all of the courses on the history of American furniture and the contemporary studio furniture movement. Peter Korn is the founder and Executive Director of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, a non-profit woodworking and design school in Rockport, Maine. A furniture maker since 1974, his work has been exhibited nationally in galleries and museums. He is the author of numerous how-to books including Working with Wood, Why We Make Things and Why It Matters, Woodworking Basics, and The Woodworker's Guide to Hand Tools. More information is available at peterkorn.com. Read more

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The Clutter Connection: How Your Personality Type Determines Why You Organize the Way You Do

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Pdf:The Clutter Connection: How Your Personality Type Determines Why You Organize the Way You Do.Fans of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo and The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin will love The Clutter Connection by organization expert Cassandra Aarssen.An organization book for diverse habits"You're not messy, you just organize differently." The Clutter Connection examines and explains the correlation between brain types and how they directly relate to organization and clutter. Cassandra Aarssen smashes the stereotype that some people are "naturally messy" and offers listeners insight and real-life solutions based on their unique personal organizing style. The Clutter Connection will help you get organized, be more productive, and finally understand the why behind your clutter.Individualized real-life organizingOrganizing isn't one size fits all. Let go of the preconceived and conventional notions of what organization looks like and finally discover what Clutterbug you are. With self-awareness comes happiness, personal growth, and lasting change.The Clutter Connection examines the four different organizing styles and how they relate to each other; how motivation and happiness can be directly affected by our space; the "3P's" - productivity, procrastination, and perfectionism - and how they are connected to your unique organizing style; and how you can finally become clutter-free simply by knowing yourself better.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Home Improvement Tips and Tricks: Hands-on Projects and Decorating Ideas on a Budget

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Pdf:Home Improvement Tips and Tricks: Hands-on Projects and Decorating Ideas on a Budget.About the Author Christina Salway has owned an interior design firm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, since 2006. In addition to running her company, she’s also the on-camera and behind-the-scenes interior designer for the television show Treehouse Masters, and her work has been featured on numerous occasions in the New York Times, Country Living, GQ, the Boston Globe, Better Homes & Gardens, and New York Magazine. Her other television work includes NBC’s American Dream Builders and The Nate Berkus Show. Salway graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 2003 with a degree focused in Architecture. She currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with her husband John, their son Jules, and their rescue pit bull. Read more

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Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

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Pdf:Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones.You can transform your life by simply changing your habits, and this short audiobook will show you how. Your whole life has been shaped through your habits. If you master your habits, you will master your destiny. In the beginning, small improvements and changes seem meaningless, but over time you can see a whole new life created by you.This book will teach you that you can achieve any goal if you create a system around it!We will cover topics such as: How your destiny is shaped by your habitsHow to build better habits in four minutesWhy motivation is overratedThe best way to start a new habitHow to find and fix your bad habitsHow to stop procrastinatingThe truth about talentAnd much much more...Disclaimer: This is a supplementary guide meant to enhance your reading experience of James Clear's Atomic Habits book. It is not the original book, nor is it intended to replace the original book.

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BNi Building News Home Builder's Costbook 2019

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Pdf:BNi Building News Home Builder's Costbook 2019.Here's the easy way to estimate the cost of all types of residential construction projects! It's designed specifically for home builders. This costbook is the first place you should turn, whether you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a subcontractor's bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal. It puts at your fingertips accurate and up-to-date material and labor costs for thousands of cost items used in home construction -- concrete, framing, insulation, painting, flooring, plumbing, and wiring -- based on the latest national averages and standard labor productivity rates. What's more, the book includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.

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Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims

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Pdf:Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims.About the Author Roger Gibson has over 40 years of planning and programming experience in the construction and engineering industries. During the latter part of his career he has received many appointments as an expert in time-related disputes. Read more

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From Garden to Glass: 80 Botanical Beverages Made from the Finest Fruits, Cordials, and Infusions

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Pdf:From Garden to Glass: 80 Botanical Beverages Made from the Finest Fruits, Cordials, and Infusions.About the Author David Hurst is a drinks professional and founder of Cocktailmaker Ltd (www.cocktailmaker.co.uk). He also excels in alcohol-free refreshment, having created 200 non-alcoholic cocktails to represent every country for the 2012 London Olympics and spearheaded the British government's Dry January initiative in 2014. Read more

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Ninja Foodi Cookbook: 500 Recipes for Everyday Cooking

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Pdf:Ninja Foodi Cookbook: 500 Recipes for Everyday Cooking.The Ninja Foodi is easy to use and allows you to cook some of the best meals in a simple and healthy mannerThe Ninja Foodi collection you are about to discover will help you get started with this new tool. It shows exactly what you need to do to cook some tasty breakfasts, lunch dishes, side dishes, snacks, appetizers, fish and seafood, meat and poultry meals but also vegetable ones and desserts.You don't have to sacrifice your time to eat healthily! With these recipes, Ninja Foodi will do all the work for youCheck out some of them:Cheddar OmeletSausage BakeChicken and Kale SaladRosemary Mushroom and Carrot StewCinnamon OatmealSalmon and FennelButternut Squash and OnionsCoconut Carrot ChipsPeppers and Tomatoes DipTurkey and ChickpeasRaspberry Pork StewSweet Coconut BreadStart your culinary journey through the delicious meals made in the Ninja Foodi!

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The DIY Style Finder: Discover Your Unique Style and Decorate It Yourself

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Pdf:The DIY Style Finder: Discover Your Unique Style and Decorate It Yourself.About the Author KariAnne Wood writes the award-winning lifestyle blog Thistlewood Farms, a tiny corner of the internet where all her stories and DIY's hang out and drink sweet tea. She also writes, photographs, and styles for several national magazines including Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Ideas, Country Women, and Flea Market Décor. Read more

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John Richardson: At Home

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Pdf:John Richardson: At Home.About the Author Sir John Richardson, KBE, FBA is a British art historian and Picasso biographer. He ran the New York office of Christie's for nine years, starting in 1973; has consulted with galleries and a mutual fund specializing in works of art; and has contributed to The New Yorker and Vanity Fair. Read more

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Magical Rooms: Elements of Interior Design

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Pdf:Magical Rooms: Elements of Interior Design.About the Author Fawn Galli got her start in interior design working for Robert A.M. Stern where, among her many projects, she designed Mr. Stern's own loft and apartment. She went on to work with Peter Marino before eventually launching her own firm in 2007. Fawn's work has been featured in Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Lonny Magazine, Domino, New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among other outlets.Molly FitzSimons began her career as a style editor for Martha Stewart Living, and has since created content for dozens of lifestyle and interiors brands. She is co-owner of the home furnishings company Noble Goods. She has contributed visual and editorial work to The Oprah Magazine, Apartment Therapy, New York Times, and This American Life, among other outlets. Read more

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Designology: How to Find Your PlaceType and Align Your Life With Design

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Pdf:Designology: How to Find Your PlaceType and Align Your Life With Design.Review 'Discover your personal placetype so you can be happier at home. ―Cas Aarsen, bestselling of Real Life Organizing'The time is ripe for practical, research-based information on how to create a home or workspace that is just right for you. Augustin’s unique approach offers such guidance in her ascinating, innovative and eminently useful book.'-Clare Cooper Marcus, professor and author of House as a Mirror of Self: Exploring the Deeper Meaning of Home' Read more About the Author Sally Augustin, PhD, is a practicing environmental/design psychologist and the principal at Design With Science. She has extensive experience integrating science-based insights to develop recommendations for the design of places, objects, and services that support desired cognitive, emotional, and physical experiences. Her Design With Science clients include manufacturers, service providers, and design firms in North America, Europe, and Asia. They book Design With Science's services again and again―applying cognitive science pays off. More information on clients and past work is available upon request. Dr. Augustin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Work completed by Dr. Augustin has been discussed in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Forbes, Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Prevention, Salon, and Self and design publications worldwide. She is an invited contributor to the online version of the Harvard Business Review where she has contributed articles on a range of topics, from engaging workplaces to design and culture. For Metropolis, she has written a series of articles about successful spaces titled 'Places that Work.' She has discussed using design to enhance lives on mass-market national television and radio programs. As the editor of Research Design Connections, Dr. Augustin has written widely on science-based design for a broad audience of people interested in the designed world. She speaks frequently to audiences in North America, Europe, and Asia at events such as the annual meeting of the American Institute of Architects, the International Design & Emotion Conference, the bi-annual meeting of the International Positive Psychology Association, the bi-annual meeting of the Association of Neuroscience for Architecture, NeoCon/IIDEX, the American Psychological Association’s annual meeting, the Environmental Design Research Association annual conference, Healthcare Design, Living-Futures, and Applied Brilliance. Sally Augustin is a graduate of Wellesley College (BA), Northwestern University (MBA), and Claremont Graduate University (PhD). She holds leadership positions in professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association (past-president, environmental psychology division) and the Environmental Design Research Association (chair, work environments network). Dr. Augustin is the author of Place Advantage: Applied Psychology for Interior Architecture (Wiley, 2009). Read more

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Atmosphere: the seven elements of great design

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Pdf:Atmosphere: the seven elements of great design.About the Author James Howard is a sought-after designer who specializes in creating interior architecture. Together with his wife and business partner, Phoebe Howard, Jim owns and operates successful design retail stores throughout the South. The couple has a furniture collection with Sherrill Furniture, available nationwide. The Howards live in Jacksonville, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia.   Read more

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Everyday Decorating

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Pdf:Everyday Decorating.About the Author Jeffrey Bilhuber founded his eponymous design business, Bilhuber and Associates, nearly 30 years ago. He is known for his uniquely American perspective that combines tradition and modern sensibilities. Since founding his firm, his work has been published in more than 200 design books, as well as every major national and international shelter magazine, including prominent features in Architectural Digest, where he has always been at the top of the AD 100 list. He is the author of four highly acclaimed books published by Rizzoli: Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics, Defining Luxury: The Qualities of Life at Home, The Way Home: Reflections of American Beauty, and American Master: Notes on Style and Substance. He has collaborated on lines with several home goods manufacturers including Henredon, The Lacquer Co., de Gournay, Walters Wicker, Stark Carpets, Mirth Studio, and Chesney's. Most recently he has partnered with The Perfect Room, a curated digital marketplace. Jacqueline Terrebonne s the editor-in-chief at Galerie magazine. She has worked for Architectural Digest, Gourmet, and Martha Stewart. She lives in New York City. Read more

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Restoration House: Creating a Space That Gives Life and Connection to All Who Enter

Pdf Home Restoration House: Creating a Space That Gives Life and Connection to All Who Enter

Pdf:Restoration House: Creating a Space That Gives Life and Connection to All Who Enter.Review 'I've always been homesick for nowhere in particular, at least nowhere I've ever called home. I'm guessing I'm not the only woman who could say that. For all of us, I'm glad Kennesha is here as a been-there-done-that ambassador to a home that is truly nourishing to our own souls and the souls of all who pass through our doors. What a hopeful and necessary perspective in a noisy and chaotic world!' -- Hayley Morgan, author of Preach to Yourself and coauthor of Wild and Free and Always Enough, Never Too Much'Restoration House is a must-read for anyone who longs to create a home with a greater purpose than simply looking pretty. Kennesha guides you through how the heart and soul of your home can reflect the heart and soul of your very life, and that makes all the difference. Make room on your coffee table for this beautiful book.' -- Myquillyn Smith, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Cozy Minimalist Home'The imagery in this book is stunning, and it complements the thoughts in the book beautifully. They both have a calming and comforting feel. The way Kennesha is able to incorporate home decor tips and seamlessly relate the topic to our spiritual home is outstanding and relatable. I specifically love the inclusion of a reflection at the end of each chapter, as it gives you the opportunity to voice out loud your own personal experience and how it is currently reflecting, or will reflect, in your own home. A must-have book!' -- Lucy Akins, artist and creator of CraftberryBush.com'Maya Angelou said what our hearts long for most: 'The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.' Home is supposed to be a safe place where we go to be seen, heard, refreshed, and restored. God makes His home in our hearts, and I believe He writes His story in our lives and in our homes so that, ultimately, those who enter will find rest and peace in Him. Kennesha has reminded us with this beautifully written book that home is more than its size, shape, and showmanship. It is a sacred space where we invite others in to celebrate, create memories, and experience the joy that is found in authentic living.' -- Tara Lowry, creator of Between You and Me Signs'Kennesha has a beautiful way of creating magic with her words and with her spaces. The combination of the two has led to this stunning book, full of applicable design, wondrous design, and of course, restoring design. This will be in your design library for forever!' -- Kirsten Grove, author of Simply Styling and the Simply Grove blog'I've noticed (and loved) two things in particular about Kennesha, her writing, and her work for the past few years: 1) everything she does is beautiful and reflects the beauty of God, and 2) her revolution around the word restoration. In a world obsessed with making everything flashy, tidy, and fake, I love the idea and the pursuit of restoration. I'm so thankful for her gentle leading toward it. Yes to restored homes, families, identities, and hearts. You'll love this book, you'll love Kennesha, and you'll love your own restored life a little more after reading it.' -- Jess Connolly, author of Dance, Stand, Run and coauthor of Wild and Free and Always Enough, Never Too Much Read more About the Author Kennesha Buycks is the creator of Restoration House. A Southern transplant to the Pacific Northwest, she has a passion for connecting others, gathering, and inspirational styling and design. When Kennesha is not busy being a wife to her amazing husband or a mama to her four kids, she spends her time writing, blogging, and encouraging others to live life uniquely and with passion. Find her online at RestorationHouseBlog.com and on Instagram @restorationhouse. Read more

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Abode: Thoughtful Living with Less

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Pdf:Abode: Thoughtful Living with Less.About the Author Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter founded General Store in 2009, since expanding to three locations in California. Their admirers include Dwell, Vogue, Monocle, Refinery 29, T Magazine, Paper, and Martha Stewart.   Read more

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Vintage Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the Past

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Pdf:Vintage Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the Past.About the Author Bob Richter is an interior designer, stylist, and vintage lifestyle expert and the author of A Very Vintage Christmas. For more than 40 years, he has been visiting flea markets and auctions. He hosts the web series 'Flea Market Minute,' where he travels to vintage venues worldwide, and is a frequent contributor to Huff Post where he writes about the arts, vintage wares, and collecting. He was a star of the PBS series 'Market Warriors' and prior to that was the host of 'Minute Makeover' on ShelterPop, where he inexpensively transformed rooms. He also has a store and a regular column on One King's Lane.Richter is regularly featured in media outlets including The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Associated Press, Redbook, The Boston Globe, HGTV, FOX News, ABC and CBS, where he delights in sharing antiques, design and bargaining advice Read more

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Faded Glamour: Inspirational interiors and beautiful homes

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Pdf:Faded Glamour: Inspirational interiors and beautiful homes.Book Description “To me, an object that was once the height of elegance but is now a bit battered has far more allure than something brand new.” Pearl Lowe in The Daily Telegraph Read more About the Author Pearl Lowe is a former singer and is now known for her love of vintage interiors and fashion. In 2001, she launched 'Pearl Lowe', her signature range of lace curtains and cushions. In 2006, Pearl moved to Somerset where she began designing her own bespoke handmade dresses and childrenswear that were sold to Liberty and The Cross in London, UK. Alongside her textiles work, Pearl has also designed interiors for many private clients. Her first book, Pearl Lowe’s Vintage Craft, was released in 2013. Pearl is based in Frome, Somerset, UK. Read more

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Minimalism Home: Organize Your Home and Your Life by Practicing Minimalism and Following Practical Strategies for Decluttering and Organizing

Pdf Home Minimalism Home: Organize Your Home and Your Life by Practicing Minimalism and Following Practical Strategies for Decluttering and Organizing

Pdf:Minimalism Home: Organize Your Home and Your Life by Practicing Minimalism and Following Practical Strategies for Decluttering and Organizing.★★ Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the eBook version included for FREE ★★Are you always chasing the shiny new item or a gadget in an attempt to be happy just to quickly return to your default level of happiness shortly after getting what you wanted? There is a lot simpler and a lot faster way to achieve true fulfillment and you can find out about it if you keep on reading.The way of achieving fulfillment which I am referring you is practicing minimalism. Minimalistic lifestyle consists of scaling down someone's possessions to only the essentials in an attempt to have more freedom and flexibility to experience what life has to offer. The movement toward minimalism is growing since a lot of people are trying to realize that wanting more things limits their flexibility since they need more money to finance that which means that they have to work more and take out debt. When you have this kind of freedom, you can actually act instantly on your desire to go traveling for 3 months since you don't have a lot of baggage holding you down.It all starts with designing your living space and you don't need to spend any money or hire any expensive outside help in order to do so. You can start applying strategies within this book as soon as you want without any barriers. It has been proven time and time again that messy and cluttered homes aren't good for someone's wellbeing and productivity and if someone truly wants to get what they want out life, then it really doesn't help if the home is not making a path towards success smoother and more efficient.In this book, you can expect to learn how to design your home to look as luxurious as possible by just removing certain unnecessary things and doing some reorganization. Some of the things you can learn about in this book are:•The benefits of scaling down and adopting a more minimal lifestyle•Minimalistic principles for designing your home and your life•How to truly achieve happiness and fulfillment•And more...Every strategy and recommended course of action within this book is something which can be applied immediately by anyone and without any added cost. All that is required is little time and effort and knowing what you want out of life.If you are ready to start working towards the lifestyle of freedom and living on your own terms, then scrolling to the BUY button and clicking it is the right thing to do.

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Country Brocante Style: Where English Country Meets French Vintage

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Pdf:Country Brocante Style: Where English Country Meets French Vintage.Book Description Find inspiration in decorative country living with Country Brocante Style. Read more About the Author Lucy Haywood started her career as a designer for British Airways before going on to work for Lady Annabel Astor at OKA. However, her passion for interiors, antiques, and vintage treasures was sparked many years earlier when, as a tiny child, she was taken by her father to numerous antiques fairs and house clearances to hunt out hidden treasure. The Country Brocante fairs came into being when Lucy decided to create an exciting new event where visitors could shop and enjoy a day out and hobby dealers and professionals could sell their wares. The Country Brocante now takes place four times a year against a backdrop of some of England's most beautiful stately homes and scenery. Read more

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Mastering Kilns and Firing: Raku, Pit, Barrel, Wood Firing, and More

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Pdf:Mastering Kilns and Firing: Raku, Pit, Barrel, Wood Firing, and More.Learn the key techniques, tips, and tricks for pit, barrel, raku, and wood firing. Fall in love with flames, wood, and the effect that unique firing methods have on pottery. Move beyond the electric kiln and explore the dramatic surfaces of raku, the flashes of salt firing, and the rustic look of ash rivulets. In this book, Lindsay Oesterritter provides a crash course in the most accessible methods of alternative firing.Raku firing requires minimal equipment and can easily be fueled with a standard propane tank. Likewise, pit and barrel firing do not require much in the way of initial investment. Yet all these techniques provide an immediate glimpse into the magic of firing. Bright reds and blues, dramatic black and white crackle, even metallic luster are instantly possible. For more experienced potters and studios looking to offer more, Oesterritter also explores wood-fired kilns. Drawing on years of experience and extensive interviews with fellow wood-fire potters, there is no comparable resource on the market.Features on top potters working today get to the heart of specialty techniques and asides show firing variations and traditional kilns in different cultures around the world. A gallery of showstopping work from a diverse group of artists round out the package and inspire you to get started.

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Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications

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Pdf:Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications.From the Back Cover This corrected version of the landmark 1981 textbook introduces the physical principles and theoretical basis of acoustics with deep mathematical rigor, concentrating on concepts and points of view that have proven useful in applications such as noise control, underwater sound, architectural acoustics, audio engineering, nondestructive testing, remote sensing, and medical ultrasonics.Since its publication, this text has been used as part of numerous acoustics-related courses across the world, and continues to be used widely today. During its writing, the book was fine-tuned according to insights gleaned from a broad range of classroom settings. Its careful design supports students in their pursuit of a firm foundation while allowing flexibility in course structure. The book can easily be used in single-term or full-year graduate courses and includes problems and answers. This rigorous and essential text is a must-have for any practicing or aspiring acoustician.Praise for the 1981 edition:'Without question this volume will take its place among the more prominent texts for advanced courses on fundamental acoustical theory and applications. The student who masters it should have no difficulty facing with assurance the current problems in acoustical technology.' ― R. Bruce Lindsay, Brown University in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of AmericaFeatures a wealth of end-of-chapter problems and answersWritten by the former Editor-in-Chief of the Acoustical Society of AmericaRepresents essential reading for all practicing and aspiring acousticiansFacilitates instructional flexibility regarding topics covered, length of course, and interests of studentsIncludes a new foreword and preface speaking to the book's continuing importance Read more About the Author Allan D. Pierce was born in 1936 and spent his early years in Iowa, Kansas, and New Mexico. After receiving a Ph.D. in Physics from MIT, he was employed by RAND (1961-1963) and Avco (1963-1966). His work during these years was concerned primarily with the analysis of infrasonic waveforms generated by thermonuclear explosions, and this broadened into a life-long interest in all aspects of physical acoustics, applied mechanics, vibrations, and wave physics. From 1966 to 2012 he held a succession of professorial appointments ― at MIT (1966-1973), Georgia Tech (1973-1988), Penn State (1988-1993), and Boston University (1993-2012). He retired from BU in 2012, and founded the Cape Cod Institute for Science and Engineering in 2017. He is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and is a recipient of the ASA Silver Medal in Physical Acoustics and the ASA Gold Medal, the ASME Per Bruel Gold Medal, the Rossing Prize for Acoustics Education, and the Gold Medal of the Acoustical Foundation of India. Over the years he has had many editorial positions, including being the founding co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Computational Acoustics and the Editor-in-Chief of the Acoustical Society of America. He was the founding editor of Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics. Read more

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Half wide ruled and Graph: Classic Black And White Soft Cover Composition Notebook Half Graph 4x4 Half Lined Paper Notebook on same page, Squared, ... Notebooks, Diary Practice Journal Organizer.

Pdf Home Half wide ruled and Graph: Classic Black And White Soft Cover Composition Notebook Half Graph 4x4 Half Lined Paper Notebook on same page, Squared, ... Notebooks, Diary Practice Journal Organizer.

Pdf:Half wide ruled and Graph: Classic Black And White Soft Cover Composition Notebook Half Graph 4x4 Half Lined Paper Notebook on same page, Squared, ... Notebooks, Diary Practice Journal Organizer..Half and half paper (dual designs) / Half Wide Ruled-Half Graph 4x4Notebook: 8.5 x 11 inch (21.59 x 27.94 cm.)Half and half paper (dual designs) allow you to get creative.  • There are lots of reasons someone may want mixed paper styles on one sheet.  • Adults may like to plot designs, craft projects or solve engineering problems and write accompanying notes or draw sketches. • Kids may like to solve a math problem and describe how they solved it (or even write a story about the problem!)  • The blank and lined papers can also be used as a story paper for writing practice.  • Use your imagination to find functions for this paper in different niches.  • This is the standard for composition or writing books for elementary school kids.  • It can also be a good choice for the elderly, for people who have large handwriting and people with visual impairment.  • It is also a good choice for ‘casual’ writing notebooks for teens. • 100 pages - 50 sheetsWide Rule: The horizontal spacing is 11⁄32 in (8.7 mm). Trim sizes with a width over 6" include a margin ruled 1 1⁄4 inches (32 mm) from the left hand of the page. Smaller trim sizes do not include a margin.Quad Rule graph paper: also known as 4x4 graph paper has four squares per inch, so each square measure 0.25” x 0.25”Have fun & enjoy this Notebook.

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2019-2020 Planner Weekly and Monthly 8.5 x 11: Baseball Theme Calendar Schedule Organizer and Journal Notebook (January 2019 - December 2020) (Academic Year)

Pdf Home 2019-2020 Planner Weekly and Monthly 8.5 x 11: Baseball Theme Calendar Schedule Organizer and Journal Notebook (January 2019 - December 2020) (Academic Year)

Pdf:2019-2020 Planner Weekly and Monthly 8.5 x 11: Baseball Theme Calendar Schedule Organizer and Journal Notebook (January 2019 - December 2020) (Academic Year).The ultimate gift for you and your loved onesThis Beautiful 2019-2020 Planner Contains:Whole year in review page Monthly spread (Jan 2019 through Dec 2020) contains an overview of the month, a notes section and holidays.Weekly spreads include space to write your daily schedule as well as a to-do list.You can use for personal, work, to do list, small diary for note of the day and all purposesPerfectly sized at 8.5" x 11"Grab your colored pens and washi tape and let's get organized!

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A Guide to Living Mortgage & Rent Free: Through College & Beyond

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Pdf:A Guide to Living Mortgage & Rent Free: Through College & Beyond.Want to know how I lived mortgage and rent free during college & beyond? Based on her own lived experience, real estate investor Janay Boucan published this guide for college-bound students and their parents. This book will help you explore on-campus careers that provide free housing while you earn your degree, discover how to get an advanced degree virtually free (for real), understand key financial tips and budgeting tricks in easy-to-comprehend language, and learn as a college student how to create wealth for you and your future family! Your success—in college and beyond—begins here!Bio:Author Janay Boucan has worked in student affairs, specifically the Housing and Residence Life Department, since January 2010. For the last six years, Ms. Boucan has served as a resident director and has managed residence halls, supervised resident assistants, and helped students in crisis. Now, she is a real estate agent and investor—helping others invest in real estate and create generational wealth for their families.

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Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book: 120 Recipes to Let Your Baby Take the Lead

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Pdf:Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book: 120 Recipes to Let Your Baby Take the Lead.A complete recipe guide to weaning babies and toddlers into solid foods from the UK’s #1 children’s cooking author. For 25 years, Annabel Karmel has been the person families turn to when it comes to delicious, nutritious recipes for weaning children onto solid food. While lots of parents start out with smooth spoon-led purees, baby-led weaning (BLW) is fast growing in popularity. But you don't have to choose one or the other. Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book is designed to offer a flexible approach to weaning. These expert recipes are designed to offer a flexible approach to weaning with simple methods and everything parents need to know about getting started with self-feeding. Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book is a must-have resource for parents and is the perfect standalone guide for those wanting to explore this method exclusively.

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The Essential Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Fresh and Foolproof Plant-Based Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker

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Pdf:The Essential Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Fresh and Foolproof Plant-Based Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker.This enticing collection of more than 75 easy, inventive, well-tested vegan recipes for the incredibly popular electric pressure cooker, the Instant Pot, is the go-to source for mouthwatering plant-based weekday meals.The best-selling Instant Pot makes cooking delicious meals a snap! But finding vegan recipes that are both inspiring and trustworthy has proven difficult, until now. The Essential Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook presents a collection of quick and easy vegan recipes that cover each meal of the day, offering tried-and-true dishes with a modern twist, such as Black Bean Tamale Casserole, Root Vegetable Tagine with Couscous, African Peanut Stew, Jerk Tofu Wraps, and more. And best of all, they're all well-tested and authorized by Instant Pot. With beautiful photography and an attractive package, this book is an indulgence for home cooks who live a plant-based lifestyle as well as healthy eaters looking to incorporate more meatless Mondays into their week.

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Windows on Disney's Main Street, U.S.A.: Stories of the Talented People Honored at the Disney Parks (Disney Editions Deluxe)

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Pdf:Windows on Disney's Main Street, U.S.A.: Stories of the Talented People Honored at the Disney Parks (Disney Editions Deluxe).About the Author Chuck Snyder took his first trip to Walt Disney World in October 1974, when he was five years old, and immediately fell in love with the place. Nearly fourteen years later, he began his Disney career as an Epcot Center street sweeper, with the Disney College Program in February 1988. That spring, he transferred to the Magic Kingdom for the opening of Mickey's Birthdayland, where he joined the entertainment department and later met his wife, Tracy. Upon moving to Los Angeles, Chuck wrote for several sitcoms before becoming a Disney Channel writer/producer in marketing for nine years. He wrote the initial book, Windows on Main Street: Discover the Real Stories of the Talented People Featured on the Windows of Main Street, U.S.A. (2009), which was sold exclusively at the Disney parks. He has been delighted to further his extensive research on this new and expanded edition. Read more

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31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World

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Pdf:31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World.Review Ocean Robbins has inspired millions of people to make food choices that fight disease and fuel vitality. Now he's distilled decades of hard-won wisdom into a simple and easy-to-follow road map that will change your life and help you to change the world. Read it, practice it, and thrive.―Tony RobbinsOcean Robbins is able to inform and influence people in a way that grips their interest and also touches their souls. His insight, warmth, and care for humanity is compelling and supports the important scientific facts presented that are crucial for our world.―Joel Fuhrman, MDWith his passionate, playful, and persuasive style, Food Revolution leader and inspiration to millions, Ocean Robbins, shows you how to make healthy eating simple and irresistible.'―Kris CarrOcean Robbins brings the latest insights of medical science into a simple and brilliant program that sets you up for success. The result is a fun and delicious pathway to a life of greater health, meaning, and contribution. If you want to fight heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and dementia--read this book and apply it from start to finish. Your life--and your world--will never be the same again. ―Dean OrnishOcean's genius 4-step plan will help you build a better relationship with your food, your loved ones, and your community. Let him show you how to discover and practice everlasting habits that lead to a healthy and vibrant future. Your body will thank you for the rest of your life.―Vani HariOcean Robbins grew up living the message of food as revolutionary medicine, and has experienced, in both his family and in the lives of thousands of people the world over--how healthy, sustainable food is the key to truly flourishing--individually and collectively. The 31-DAY FOOD REVOLUTION brings his insights and practical wisdom right into your kitchen and your table. I highly recommend it. ―Christiane Northrup, MD'I've been watching the work that Ocean Robbins and his father, John, have been doing with Food Revolution Network for many years now, and I'm proud of what they've accomplished. The more people who hear this message and move toward diets marked by compassion and respect for life and the earth, the better off our world will be. The book that you hold in your hands is lighting the way for the future of your health and that of the planet.' ―-Paul McCartney'Ocean Robbins advocates tirelessly for dietary practices that foster the health of people, protect the health of the planet, and respect the well-being of all other creatures. This compilation of his gentle, wise, and well-informed counsel is a wonderful asset for anyone wanting to eat well, be well, and do good.'―-David Katz, MD, founding director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center; immediate past-president, American College of Lifestyle Medicine'More than ever before, food is a hot topic in terms of our health, our politics, and even our spirituality. Ocean Robbins continues a family tradition of uplifting both our intellectual and moral understanding of the importance of our food choices, and how to make changes in our eating that better both ourselves and our world.'―-Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times bestselling author'In this accessible and timely book, Ocean Robbins provides the knowledge and guidance to help each of us become a creator of a new food future. One that protects our health and that of our families, revitalizes our farm communities, stops the suffering of countless animals, and affirms that healthy food will lead to a healthy planet. Get this critical roadmap for yourself, and share it with everyone you know. It opens a path to freedom from the toxic industrial food model-and a grounded hope that will empower you for life.'―-Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety Read more About the Author Ocean Robbins is author of 31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, & Transform Your World. He serves as CEO and cofounder of the 500,000-plus-member Food Revolution Network--one of the largest communities of healthy eating advocates on the planet. Ocean has held hundreds of live seminars and events that have touched millions of lives in 190 nations. His grandfather founded Baskin-Robbins, and his father, John Robbins, walked away from the family company to write bestsellers like Diet for a New America and to become a renowned health advocate. Now, Ocean is on a mission to transform the industrialized food culture into one that celebrates and supports healthy people and a healthy planet, and he's inviting YOU to join the food revolution. Read more

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Well+Good: 100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living

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Pdf:Well+Good: 100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living.RECIPES TO IMPROVE YOUR SKIN, SLEEP, MOOD, ENERGY, FOCUS, DIGESTION, AND SEX From the trusted, influential, and famously trend-setting website comes the first ever Well+Good cookbook. Founders Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula have curated a collection of 100 easy and delicious recipes from the luminaries across their community to help you eat for wellness. These dishes don’t require a million ingredients or crazy long prep times. They are what the buzziest and busiest people in every facet of the wellness world—fitness, beauty, spirituality, women’s health, and more—cook for themselves. Enjoy Venus Williams’ Jalapeno Vegan Burrito, Kelly LeVeque’s Chia + Flax Chicken Tenders, Drew Ramsey’s Kale Salad with Chickpea Croutons, and Gabrielle Bernstein’s Tahini Fudge, among many other recipes for every meal and snack time.   Whether you want to totally transform your eating habits, clear up your skin, add more nutrient-rich dishes to your repertoire, or sleep more soundly, you’ll find what you need in this book. Along with go-deep guides on specific wellness topics contributed by experts, this gorgeous cookbook delivers a little more wellness in every bite.

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31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World

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Pdf:31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World.Review Ocean Robbins has inspired millions of people to make food choices that fight disease and fuel vitality. Now he's distilled decades of hard-won wisdom into a simple and easy-to-follow road map that will change your life and help you to change the world. Read it, practice it, and thrive.―Tony RobbinsOcean Robbins is able to inform and influence people in a way that grips their interest and also touches their souls. His insight, warmth, and care for humanity is compelling and supports the important scientific facts presented that are crucial for our world.―Joel Fuhrman, MDWith his passionate, playful, and persuasive style, Food Revolution leader and inspiration to millions, Ocean Robbins, shows you how to make healthy eating simple and irresistible.'―Kris CarrOcean Robbins brings the latest insights of medical science into a simple and brilliant program that sets you up for success. The result is a fun and delicious pathway to a life of greater health, meaning, and contribution. If you want to fight heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and dementia--read this book and apply it from start to finish. Your life--and your world--will never be the same again. ―Dean OrnishOcean's genius 4-step plan will help you build a better relationship with your food, your loved ones, and your community. Let him show you how to discover and practice everlasting habits that lead to a healthy and vibrant future. Your body will thank you for the rest of your life.―Vani HariOcean Robbins grew up living the message of food as revolutionary medicine, and has experienced, in both his family and in the lives of thousands of people the world over--how healthy, sustainable food is the key to truly flourishing--individually and collectively. The 31-DAY FOOD REVOLUTION brings his insights and practical wisdom right into your kitchen and your table. I highly recommend it. ―Christiane Northrup, MD'I've been watching the work that Ocean Robbins and his father, John, have been doing with Food Revolution Network for many years now, and I'm proud of what they've accomplished. The more people who hear this message and move toward diets marked by compassion and respect for life and the earth, the better off our world will be. The book that you hold in your hands is lighting the way for the future of your health and that of the planet.' ―-Paul McCartney'Ocean Robbins advocates tirelessly for dietary practices that foster the health of people, protect the health of the planet, and respect the well-being of all other creatures. This compilation of his gentle, wise, and well-informed counsel is a wonderful asset for anyone wanting to eat well, be well, and do good.'―-David Katz, MD, founding director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center; immediate past-president, American College of Lifestyle Medicine'More than ever before, food is a hot topic in terms of our health, our politics, and even our spirituality. Ocean Robbins continues a family tradition of uplifting both our intellectual and moral understanding of the importance of our food choices, and how to make changes in our eating that better both ourselves and our world.'―-Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times bestselling author'In this accessible and timely book, Ocean Robbins provides the knowledge and guidance to help each of us become a creator of a new food future. One that protects our health and that of our families, revitalizes our farm communities, stops the suffering of countless animals, and affirms that healthy food will lead to a healthy planet. Get this critical roadmap for yourself, and share it with everyone you know. It opens a path to freedom from the toxic industrial food model-and a grounded hope that will empower you for life.'―-Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety Read more About the Author Ocean Robbins is the CEO and co-founder of Food Revolution Network-one of the largest communities of healthy-eating advocates on the planet. Robbins and his community of 500,000-plus members are standing for healthy, ethical, sustainable food for all. He is the grandson of the founder of Baskin-Robbins ice cream and the son of bestselling Diet for a New America author John Robbins, and has inherited his grandfather's skill in business as well as his father's passion to help people and our planet. Read more

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Piezocone Penetration and Cone Test Application in Foundation Engineering: CPT and CPTu

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Pdf:Piezocone Penetration and Cone Test Application in Foundation Engineering: CPT and CPTu.About the Author Abolfazl Eslami, Professor, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.Hossein MolaAbasi, Assistant Professor, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Gonbad University, Gonbad, Iran.Mohammad M. Eslami, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los AngelesSara Moshfeghi, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran Read more

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Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

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Pdf:Soils and Geotechnology in Construction.About the Author Alan J. Lutenegger has more than 35 years of practical experience in geotechnical engineering and has been professor at the University of Massachusetts for almost three decades. He has researched in situ testing and geotechnical site investigations, behaviour of deep and shallow foundations, ground improvement, collapsible and expansive soils, screw-piles and helical anchors and problematic soils. He is an Instructor for the National Highway Institute, FHWA, for professional training courses on design of shallow foundations and geotechnical subsurface investigations. He is a Professional Registered Engineer and has been an expert witness on a number of litigations involving ground movements and damage. Read more

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Carving Out a Living on the Land: Lessons in Resourcefulness and Craft from an Unusual Christmas Tree Farm

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Pdf:Carving Out a Living on the Land: Lessons in Resourcefulness and Craft from an Unusual Christmas Tree Farm.About the Author Emmet Van Driesche, along with his wife, Cecilia, operates the Pieropan Christmas Tree Farm in western Massachusetts. When he’s not working on the tree farm or editing scientific manuscripts, he spends his time carving wooden spoons and teaching others to do the same. You can find out more about him at www.emmetvandriesche.com. Read more

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Simple Happy Parenting: The Secret of Less for Calmer Parents and Happier Kids

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Pdf:Simple Happy Parenting: The Secret of Less for Calmer Parents and Happier Kids.About the Author Denaye Barahona is the inspirational voice behind Simple Families blog, podcast and community, where she spreads her simple solutions for thriving in motherhood. Her work has been featured on the like of the Today Show (where she is top contributor on the parenting team), Pop Sugar, and Parenting Magazine.A clinical social worker with a speciality in child and family practice, and a Ph.D. in Child Development, Denaye has spent much of her career working with parents who deal with challenging behaviour in children. She lives in New York state with her husband and two children.From her on-the-job training as a mom and her professional experience, Denaye has learned how desperately all parents want to get everything right – yet in the process, have the tendency to overcomplicate, over-think and get overwhelmed. Denaye’s refreshing philosophy is that simple really is smart. She advocates taking a holistic approach to helping the whole family stay well: physical, emotional and relational. That means living well by developing a healthy relationship with yourself, your family and your home. Read more

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The Louise Parker Method: The 6-Week Programme

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Pdf:The Louise Parker Method: The 6-Week Programme.About the Author Louise Parker has spent 20 years learning, researching, testing and improving The Louise Parker Method. Her clients include CEOs and celebrities too A-list to name, as well as figures from high society and royal family members from around the world. To date, over 18,000 people in more than 39 countries have completed a Louise Parker programme. Many are willing to pay thousands of pounds for the unique plan. Louise now runs the Louise Parker company with her husband Paul, who left his job 4 years ago to help keep up with the ever-increasing demand for The Louise Parker Method. They live in London with their 3 daughters. Read more

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The Founding Farmers Cookbook, second edition: 100 Recipes From the Restaurant Owned by American Family Farmers

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Pdf:The Founding Farmers Cookbook, second edition: 100 Recipes From the Restaurant Owned by American Family Farmers.Review “While the many informative sidebars and engaging, the main focus of the book is the recipes . . . Each recipe is presented simply with pictures that make your MOUTH water (especially if you have been fortunate enough to have tasted the real thing)!” (Matt Robinson, Matt's Meals/Connoisseur's Corner on iHeart Radio) Read more About the Author Farmers Restaurant Group is a collection of farmer-owned restaurants in and around Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, including Founding Farmers, Farmers Fishers Bakers, and Farmers & Distillers, which includes a distillery Founding Spirits. Offering up American cuisine with a modern twist in an upscale-casual, LEED-certified, eco-friendly setting. The more than 47,000 American family farmers of the North Dakota Farmers Union co-own the restaurant group, and proceeds from this book support those family farmers. Washington D.C.-based writer Nevin Martell contributes regularly to the Washington Post Express, Washingtonian, Capitol File, Washington City Paper, Washington Flyer, Bethesda, Arlington, Cheese Connoisseur, Plate, and Restaurant Management. His online contributions include the Washington Post’s All You Can Eat blog, CityEats’ Plate blog, and Eater DC.   Read more

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The Cruise Control Diet: Automate Your Diet and Conquer Weight Loss Forever

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Pdf:The Cruise Control Diet: Automate Your Diet and Conquer Weight Loss Forever.Review PRAISE FOR JORGE CRUISE “Jorge knows, as I do, that excess sugar in our diets is among the most important factors conspiring against our waistlines and our health.”—David Katz, M.D., director, Yale University Prevention Research Center “Jorge sets you up to win!”—Tony Robbins, philanthropist and #1 New York Times bestselling author “Jorge continues to inspire and make losing weight fun and part of your life forever.”—Mariel Hemingway, author of Healthy Living from the Inside Out Read more About the Author Jorge Cruise is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty titles with more than eight million books in print, including 8 Minutes in the Morning, The Belly Fat Cure, and The 100. Internationally recognized as a leading fitness trainer, Cruise has transformed the lives of millions of people, including Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Khloe Kardashian, Steve Harvey, Miley Cyrus, Tyra Banks, 50 Cent, and Eva Longoria. A graduate of the University of California, San Diego, Cruise also has training certificates from the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the American Council on Exercise (ACE). A frequent contributor to The Steve Harvey Show, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, Today, The Rachael Ray Show, HuffPost, Extra, First for Women, AARP Magazine, and The Costco Connection, he also hosts the Jorge Cruise Show on Facebook Watch, as well as The Cruise Control podcast. He lives in Malibu, California. Read more

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Clean Eating, Dirty Sex: Sensual Superfoods and Aphrodisiac Practices for Ultimate Sexual Health and Connection

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Pdf:Clean Eating, Dirty Sex: Sensual Superfoods and Aphrodisiac Practices for Ultimate Sexual Health and Connection.Your ultimate guide to a spicier love life! Filled with humorous and heartfelt stories and science-based advice from more than fifty health experts, this is a hands-on cookbook, health guide, and memoir designed to empower readers to make enduring lifestyle changes in the kitchen and the bedroom. Lisa shares personal reflections from her own journey from dirty to clean eating and her struggles on the path to a healthy relationship with sex and herself. From sharing humiliating life experiences, to discussing how to make healthy habits stick, you will find yourself chuckling one minute and compassionately nodding the next. The book will: Teach readers to stock their pantry with healthy, sensual foods.Explore the addictive nature of the Standard American Diet.Offer advice on fitness activities that strengthen your sexual health.Provide tips for deepening intimacy.Include more than fifty delicious and healthy recipes. The book follows the path from unhealthy eating habits to a diet that will enhance all aspects of your life—from sexual blocks to increased connection and sexual satisfaction. At its core, this book is about inspiring healthy lifestyle change and contains tips and tools on how to strengthen your resolve to make lasting change. The advice that’s given on every page of this book is designed to help you improve your health: physically, emotionally, and sexually. Whether you read it as a healthy sex guide or use it as a cookbook, Clean Eating, Dirty Sex is loaded with extras, and it will bring you the best of life’s pleasures—in and out of the kitchen and bedroom.  "With a beautiful blend of humor and practical information, Lisa helps you harness the power of food and exercise for better sexual health and pleasure." –Tess Masters, author of The Blender Girl Series   

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The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life

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Pdf:The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life.Review “A better roadmap to the end… combines medical, practical, and spiritual guidance.” —Kate Tuttle, The Boston Globe“This book is filled with deep knowledge and many interesting experiences. It is a guide for staying as healthy and happy as possible while aging, and also shows how important it is to be medically informed and know our rights in the communities where we live, in order to stay in charge of our lives and therefore less afraid of the future. Katy Butler has written a very honest book. I just wish I had read it ten years ago. You can do it now!” —Margareta Magnusson, author of The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning“The Art of Dying Well is a guide to just that: how to face the inevitable in an artful way. Katy Butler has clear eyes and speaks plainly about complicated decisions. This book is chock-full of good ideas.” —Sallie Tisdale, author of Advice for Future Corpses“In plain English and with plenty of true stories to illustrate her advice, Katy Butler provides a brilliant map for living well through old age and getting from the health system what you want and need, while avoiding what you don't. Armed with this superb book, you can take back control of how you live before you die.” —Diane E. Meier, MD, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care “Katy Butler has given us a much needed GPS for navigating aging and death. The Art of Dying Well is a warm, wise and straightforward guide, hugely helpful to anyone—everyone—who will go through the complex journey to the end of life.” —Ellen Goodman, Founder, The Conversation Project  “No, you won’t survive your death, but you can live until the very last moment without the pain and humiliation that inevitably accompany an over-medicalized dying process. Katy Butler shows how, and I am profoundly grateful to her for doing so.”  —Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Natural Causes“This is a book to devour, discuss, dog-ear, and then revisit as the years pass. Covering matters medical, practical, financial and spiritual – and, beautifully, their intersection – Katy Butler gives wise counsel for the final decades of our ‘wild and precious’ lives. A crucial addition to the bookshelves of those seeking agency, comfort and meaning, The Art of Dying Well is not only about dying. It’s about living intentionally and in community.” —Lucy Kalanithi, MD, FACP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine“The Art of Dying Well is the best guidebook I know of for navigating the later stages of life. Katy Butler’s counsel is simple and practical, but the impact of this book is profound. A remarkable feat.” —Ira Byock, MD, author of Dying Well and The Best Care Possible, Active Emeritus Professor of Medicine, the Geisel School of Medicine at DartmouthPraise for Katy Butler and Knocking on Heaven's Door“This is a book so honest, so insightful and so achingly beautiful that its poetic essence transcends even the anguished story that it tells. Katy Butler’s perceptive intellect has probed deeply, and seen into the many troubling aspects of our nation’s inability to deal with the reality of dying in the 21st century: emotional, spiritual, medical, financial, social, historical and even political. And yet, though such valuable insights are presented with a journalist’s clear eye, they are so skillfully woven into the narrative of her beloved parents’ deaths that every sentence seems to come from the very wellspring of the human spirit that is in her.' (Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland, author of How We Die: Reflections of Life’s Final Chapter) Read more About the Author Katy Butler’s articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Best American Science Writing, and The Best American Essays. A finalist for a National Magazine Award, she lives in Northern California. She is the author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door and The Art of Dying Well. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals (Includes Refrigerator Labels)

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Pdf:The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals (Includes Refrigerator Labels).Review 'The book is a master class on how to arrange even your most unattractive belongings—and spaces—in an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-navigate way.' --Glamour'In their forthcoming book [Clea and Joanna] are bringing their tried-and-true decluttering methods straight from their celeb clients' closets into your home, along with step-by-step tips to help even the most organizationally-challenged among us implement and maintain their aesthetically pleasing lifestyle hacks.'--People.com'The Home Edit has grown a loyal celebrity and social media following thanks to a streamlined philosophy that’s often delivered with some hilarious punch lines. Their new book is a room-by-room guide to this philosophy.'--ArchitecturalDigest.com'In a nutshell, when the stars need help with a mess, they call The Home Edit. Not to worry, though, the ladies of the business have a book coming out that will give all their tips and tricks, so you can have a Hollywood-worthy pantry as well.'--Realtor.com'If you ever see an incredibly organized pantry or enviably neat closet from your favorite celebrity on Instagram, it's probably the work of Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, co-founders of The Home Edit. These professional home organization experts live for color-coded shelves, matching baskets and labeled jars to help their A-list clients achieve organization nirvana.'--Today.com Read more About the Author Stars of Hello Sunshine and Critical Content's TV show Master the Mess CLEA SHEARER and JOANNA TEPLIN founded The Home Edit with the goal of merging conventional organization and interior design. With clients all over the country, they offer both full and virtual services through their website. They have also been featured in People, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, and on Goop, among other places and live with their families in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more

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Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene & Stress-Free Life

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Pdf:Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene & Stress-Free Life.Do you ever feel like life is weighing you down? Like the stuff in your home, the to-dos in your schedule, the worries in your heart are too much? Make "lightly" your mantra, one lovely little word to live by, and transform your life.  There's no shortage of decluttering books on the market, but Lightly is different. It goes beyond decluttering - far beyond - to uplift your thoughts, your actions, every moment and aspect of your life. Learn how to lighten:   Your stuff: create a serene space with your favorite things Your step: consume less and live in harmony with the Earth Your stress: be less busy and breeze through your days Your spirit: clear emotional baggage from your mind and heart Lightly is like a recipe book for minimalism, designed so you can dip into it anytime for advice and inspiration. Whether you want to clear out a closet, free up some time, or get rid of a nagging guilt, you can listen to the relevant section for the help you need. What's more, Lightly is a complete philosophy of life. When you're tempted by an impulse purchase, trying to resist a chocolate donut, or struggling to say no to another obligation, all you have to remember is one word - "lightly" - to boost your resolve and make beautiful choices. It doesn't get any easier than that.  With this book, Francine Jay makes minimalism more doable and delightful than ever. In just minutes a day you can cast off the weight, and glide through life more lightly and gracefully.

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Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

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Pdf:Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness.For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work.  The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we're then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative.  Gretchen Rubin has found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives. By getting rid of things we don't use, don't need, or don't love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value.  With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen Rubin suggests dozens of manageable steps for creating a more serene, orderly environment—one that helps us to create the lives we want.

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Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

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Pdf:Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness.For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we're then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. Gretchen Rubin has found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives. By getting rid of things we don't use, don't need, or don't love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value. With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen Rubin suggests dozens of manageable steps for creating a more serene, orderly environment - one that helps us to create the lives we want.

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Complete Keto: A Guide to Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life

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Pdf:Complete Keto: A Guide to Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life.Review “Complete Keto is the go-to guide for understanding all the basics of keto, from the low-carb to high-carb vegetables, and knowing keto must-haves! I love Drew’s approach of ditching the scales, not comparing ourselves to others, and giving our brain life. This keto plan helps us get rid of brain fog, be able to focus more than ever, and experience pure mental clarity so that we have more free time to enjoy our lives.”— Liana Werner-Gray, best-selling author of The Earth Diet and 10-Minute Recipes“As two people who have had the pleasure of knowing Drew both personally and professionally for years, we can attest to his genuine passion for helping others. His authenticity, never-ending quest for solutions, love and compassion for others, and ability to take complex issues and make them fun and easy to understand . . . [make] him a powerful teacher for us all.”— Chris and Heidi Powell, celebrity fitness trainers and authors of Extreme Transformation“Drew Manning has mastered the ketogenic diet, and he has the health and physique to prove it. Complete Keto will give you everything you’ll ever need to master the keto diet, as well. The framework, the science, and the recipes are incredible. But what sets this book apart are the tools to support a real change in your mind-set to help you knock your health goals out of the park!”— Shawn Stevenson, international best-selling author of Sleep Smarter“Having experimented with a vegan ketogenic diet, I found myself wishing I had an expert guide to support me. Drew Manning takes the often complicated keto lifestyle and distills it into effective, actionable guidance on both nutritional and emotional levels. His deep knowledge and big heart will help you ditch the scale and anchor yourself in more soulful motivations on your journey into optimal health.”— Jason Wrobel, Cooking Channel TV host, celebrity vegan chef, and best-selling author of Eaternity“If you’re looking for a practical, step-by-step guide to completely transform your body and mind with a ketogenic diet, you need to read this book now.”— Tom Bilyeu, entrepreneur and co-founder of Quest Nutrition Read more About the Author Health and fitness expert Drew Manning is the New York Times best-selling author of Fit2Fat2Fit: The Unexpected Lessons from Gaining and Losing 75 lbs on Purpose and has for years been a leading voice in the burgeoning Keto Diet movement. Drew is also the creator of the A&E Show Fit to Fat to Fit and the host of The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience podcast. With over a million social media followers, Drew continues to transform people's lives all around the world. Known for his straightforward and empathetic fitness and health coaching, Drew has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The View, and MSNBC, among other media outlets. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his daughters, who remind him every day not to take things too seriously. Read more

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Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan to Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism

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Pdf:Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan to Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism.Review “This book contains cutting-edge information to revolutionize your health and well-being! Health and weight loss is best done by addressing the total woman—body, soul, and spirit. Eat, Live, Thrive Diet gives accurate and practical insights and applications that will help women not only lose unwanted weight but also enhance their health in ways that could produce anti-aging results.” —Dr. Mark Stengler, naturopathic medical doctor, best-selling author, and adviser to Eat, Live, Thrive Diet “This is not a book of theory; it’s a practical, day-by-day manual on living your best life. If, like me, you want to have a strong, healthy body to serve God for as long as you can, this book is a gift.” —Sheila Walsh, author of It’s Okay Not to Be Okay “In Eat, Live, Thrive Diet, Danna and Robyn have passionately researched, lived, and committed themselves to sharing trailblazing information to inspire women to soar over the increasing physical hurdles they experience as they age. They give us hope that we can thrive beautifully as we dance with the years.” —Patti T. Milligan, PhD, RD, CNS, natural foods and integrative medicine nutritionist “Danna and Robyn have provided a road map for a sustainable lifestyle. Proof that our best bodies—and lives—are still ahead of us, no matter our age.”  —Nancy Stafford, actress, speaker, and author “In this timely book, Danna and Robyn bring clarity to the guesswork, confusion, and contradictions that have puzzled eternal dieters over the years. Their candor, practicality, and encouragement bring renewed hope for all who want to glorify God with their bodies. This is a classic must-read!” —Deborah Smith Pegues, CPA, TV host, global speaker, and best-selling author  “Danna and Robyn have created a practical, encouraging, and vital resource that every woman needs to take her health and vitality to the next level. If you want to live longer and stronger, and be more vibrant, you should read this transforming book!” —Pam Farrel, codirector of Love-Wise and best-selling author “I am now down more than thirty-seven pounds since the first of the year and have set my second goal to lose thirty-five more on this plan, and I feel so much better! I just returned Saturday from a week’s vacation and am happy to say I did not gain a pound, thanks to tips from these two! In fact, when I weighed myself Monday morning, I was down a pound more!” —LaCretia, a participant of the Eat, Live, Thrive Diet and Lifestyle Plan “I was fifty-six years old and twenty-five pounds overweight. I was tired of carrying around menopausal weight that would not budge, no matter how hard I tried or what diet I chose. Then I stumbled onto this diet plan. After the first week, the weight began to budge and I felt better. My hair began to grow thicker and wasn’t dry anymore, and my skin had a healthy shine. At about thirty days into this diet, I decided to develop an intermittent fasting routine that fit easily with my lifestyle. Then the weight and inches started coming off even more easily. I had increased energy and felt healthy again, something I had not experienced for more than ten years. Within six months, I lost twenty-five pounds and twenty-eight overall inches. Now, one year later, I’ve easily kept all the weight and inches off. I feel as if I’ve rolled the clock back twenty years.” —Sandi Thys, a participant of the Eat, Live, Thrive Diet and Lifestyle Plan “I have known Danna for the past twenty years. She has a unique ability to speak to the need of body, soul, and spirit, giving her a strong practical impact. Eat, Live, Thrive Diet will help the individual looking for a significant change in their life to move forward. No fad approach here, just helpful tools to change the course of your life.” —Dr. Tim Scott, president of Hope Rescue, Inc. Read more About the Author DANNA DEMETRE, RN, is an author, speaker, and cofounder of Lean Healthy Ageless. She has been a guest on a variety of national and local shows to include, Fox News Dallas, The 700 Club, ABC News NOW, and Moody Broadcasting's award winning Midday Connection. Danna, who is in her sixties, lives with her husband in the foothills outside San Diego. ROBYN THOMSON, an advance clinical weight loss practitioner, has worked with cutting edge nutritional companies and received training from some of the top doctors and scientists in the industry. Through seminars, workshops, and coaching, she helps people lose weight, improve their nutrition, and get more active. She is in her fifties and lives near the beach in San Diego with her husband, Rob. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life

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Pdf:The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life.A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door.The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully to change. Packed with extraordinarily helpful insights and inspiring true stories, award-winning journalist and prominent end-of-life speaker Katy Butler shows how to thrive in later life (even when coping with a chronic medical condition), how to get the best from our health system, and how to make your own “good death” more likely. This handbook of step by step preparations—practical, communal, physical, and sometimes spiritual—will help you make the most of your remaining time, be it decades, years, or months. Butler explains how to successfully age in place, why to pick a younger doctor and how to have an honest conversation with her, when not to call 911, and how to make your death a sacred rite of passage rather than a medical event. This down-to-earth manual for living, aging, and dying with meaning and even joy is based on Butler’s own experience caring for aging parents, as well as hundreds of interviews with people who have successfully navigated a fragmented health system and helped their loved ones have good deaths. It also draws on interviews with nationally recognized experts in family medicine, palliative care, geriatrics, oncology, hospice, and other medical specialties. Inspired by the medieval death manual Ars Moriendi, or the Art of Dying, The Art of Dying Well is the definitive update for our modern age, and illuminates the path to a better end of life.

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The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life

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Pdf:The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life.ECPA Best Seller A popular minimalist blogger and author of The More of Less shows you how to methodically turn your home into a place of peace, contentment, and purposeful living.One of today's most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how to decide what to get rid of and what to keep. He both offers practical guidelines for simplifying our lifestyle at home and addresses underlying issues that contribute to overaccumulation in the first place. The purpose is not just to create a more inviting living space. It's also to turn our life's HQ - our home - into a launching pad for a more fulfilling and productive life in the world.

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Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene, and Stress-free Life

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Pdf:Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene, and Stress-free Life.About the Author FRANCINE JAY pioneered the simple living movement with The Joy of Less, which was named one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Year. Her advice has been featured in the New York Times, House Beautiful, the TODAY show, and more.   Read more

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Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home: The Simple, Room-by-Room Plan for a Natural Home

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Pdf:Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home: The Simple, Room-by-Room Plan for a Natural Home.In Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home, Becky Rapinchuk, author of Simply Clean and creator of the popular cleaning website Clean Mama, provides a step-by-step guide to take charge of your home’s wellness with a comprehensive, all-natural cleaning system. Scientific evidence points to a clear link between household chemicals and a number of diseases and chronic health issues. Drawing on this research, Rapinchuk’s program delivers an organized, beautiful, toxic-free, environmental-friendly household by providing readers with: A room-by-room guide to cleaning and removing harmful toxins in one’s homeA Weekend Kick-Start Detox to ease readers into the programOver 50 simple, organic DIY cleaning product recipesEasy to digest research on common toxic products in the home, why they are dangerous to our health, and what to replace them withTips and tools from a trusted source to create cleaner, safer homes, resulting in healthier familiesCleanliness is about detoxing, embracing organic, all-natural methods and products, and protecting the environment. Moms look to Becky to guide them in the best cleaning practices for their home, and will welcome Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home, which shows that going natural isn’t just a better way to a cleaner home—it’s vital to the health of our bodies, our families, and our planet.

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Beautifully Organized: A Guide to Function and Style in Your Home

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Pdf:Beautifully Organized: A Guide to Function and Style in Your Home.Review 'Might hers rival the lifestyle brands of Stewart and Rachael Ray?' (Ebony Magazine) Read more About the Author Nikki Boyd is a wife and mother of three amazing kids who have all grown into beautiful adults. A long-time military spouse, her husband’s career in the Air Force meant that their family traveled extensively. The experience of moving and setting up house many times over gave Nikki the opportunity to hone her organization skills, and she developed dozens of tips and tricks throughout the years. Following her husband’s retirement, she and her family moved to a beautiful home in Charleston, South Carolina, where she is now able to pursue her own dreams. It is no surprise to her (or those closest to her!) that her passion is centered around organization. Nikki now runs her own professional organization firm, At Home with Nikki, in Summerville, South Carolina, and helps people to create beautifully organized spaces within their home and work environments. Read more

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Good Housekeeping Simple Organizing Wisdom: 500+ Quick & Easy Clutter Cures (Simple Wisdom)

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Pdf:Good Housekeeping Simple Organizing Wisdom: 500+ Quick & Easy Clutter Cures (Simple Wisdom).About the Author Laurie Jennings is deputy editor at Good Housekeeping and director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, a state-of-the-art consumer testing facility with cutting-edge labs. Laurie leads a team of engineers, chemists, homecare specialists, and other experts to create science-backed content and expert advice, share the latest product test results, and evaluate items for the Good Housekeeping Seal. She lives in New York City with her family. Find her on Instagram @laurieajennings.Good Housekeeping is a leading lifestyle media brand inspiring a monthly audience of 30+ million readers. Read more

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Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life

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Pdf:Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life.Review “This, quite simply, is a keeper…. a great practical reference for all, not just families.” (Booklist, starred review) Read more About the Author Erin T. Gates is an interior designer, blogger, and author of the New York Times bestseller Elements of Style: Designing a Home and a Life. She has been featured in publications such as O, The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Better Homes & Gardens, Elle Décor, Canadian House & Home, the Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal.  She lives outside Boston with her husband and son. Read more

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HausMagick: Transform Your Home with Witchcraft

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Pdf:HausMagick: Transform Your Home with Witchcraft.Review “I found myself taking meticulous notes on HausMagick. The year 2018 hadn’t been so great...Maybe 2019 would be better if I bought certain purifying elements for my home.” (New York Times Book Review)“Erica’s guide to incorporating more energetic and spiritual consideration into your home is crystal clear and very accessible. The best part, though, is that you can feel her loving intention throughout the whole book: she genuinely wants everyone to live in a home that feels aligned with their higher selves.” (Rachel Howe, Founder of Small Spells)“What can a witch teach you about home decorating? A lot, actually. Feldmann’s magic is about using nature, astrology, and ritual to make your home both look and feel its best.” (Domino)“In her intriguing debut, Feldmann, founder of magical healing company HausWitch, guides readers through simple magical practices to use in the home. Blending interior design with tools for spiritual health, the book explores ways that the physical environment can influence and access the magical realm.” (Publishers Weekly)“Erica Feldmann is a wise and friendly guide who will no doubt inspire you to infuse your space with serenity, style, and lots of good energy. Whether you’re a witch yourself or simply someone interested in more harmonious living, HausMagick will help you transform your dwelling into a sanctuary.” (Pam Grossman, author of Waking the Witch and host of The Witch Wave podcast)“HausMagick brings witchcraft fully into the 21st century. It transforms ancient practices into rituals for self-careand will appeal to witches, would-bewitches, and non-witches equally.” (Retailing Insight)“There is something bewitchingly alluring in using magical crafts to love a home. Salem, Massachusetts–based interior designer and store owner Feldmann practices this benevolent art, showing readers exactly how to get what they want in their spaces. Highly recommended.” (Booklist (starred review))“Local witch Erica Feldmann is all about using her powers for good. In her new book, Hausmagick, Feldmann applies the principles of modern witchcraft to impart advice on filling your home with positive energy and beauty.” (Boston Globe)“The book weaves together [Feldmann’s] knowledge of interior design with a personal study of “earth magic,” astrology and tarot… From crystals to using touch, here are tips to transform your home through what Feldmann considers a magical instruction manual for interior alchemy.” (Chicago Tribune) Read more About the Author Owner and founder of HausWitch, ERICA FELDMANN has been using intuition to heal spaces from a very young age. A Chicago native, Feldmann moved to Salem, MA, in 2010 to study witches and the sacred feminine in the Gender and Cultural Studies graduate program at Simmons College. The knowledge she gained there, combined with her innate talents for interiors, came together to form HausWitch, a company devoted to helping people heal their spaces and love their homes. Feldmann has been featured in Nylon, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Design Sponge, Bust, Refinery 29, Broadly, Apartment Therapy, and more, and she now lives in downtown Salem in a magical haus with her partner and two cats. Read more

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Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene, and Stress-free Life

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Pdf:Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene, and Stress-free Life.Do you ever feel like life is weighing you down? Like the stuff in your home, the to-dos in your schedule, the worries in your heart are too much? Make "lightly" your mantra, one lovely little word to live by, and transform your life.There's no shortage of decluttering books on the market, but Lightly is different. It goes beyond decluttering - far beyond - to uplift your thoughts, your actions, every moment and aspect of your life. Learn how to lighten: Your Stuff: create a serene space with your favorite thingsYour Step: consume less and live in harmony with the earthYour Stress: be less busy and breeze through your daysYour Spirit: clear emotional baggage from your mind and heartLightly is like a recipe book for minimalism, designed so you can dip into it anytime for advice and inspiration. Whether you want to clear out a closet, free up some time, or get rid of a nagging guilt, you can turn to the relevant page for the help you need. Hand-drawn quotes and illustrations make for a beautiful book to keep by your sofa or bedside.What's more, Lightly is a complete philosophy of life. When you're tempted by an impulse purchase, trying to resist a chocolate donut, or struggling to say no to another obligation, all you have to remember is one word - "lightly" - to boost your resolve and make beautiful choices. It doesn't get any easier than that.With this book, Francine Jay makes minimalism more doable and delightful than ever. In just minutes a day you can cast off the weight, and glide through life more lightly and gracefully.

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An Edited Life: Simple Steps to Streamlining Life, at Work and at Home

Pdf Home An Edited Life: Simple Steps to Streamlining Life, at Work and at Home

Pdf:An Edited Life: Simple Steps to Streamlining Life, at Work and at Home.About the Author Anna Newton is a UK lifestyle blogger whose site, The Anna Edit, gets over 150k unique visits per month. Her YouTube channel has over 440k subscribers, and she has well over 400k followers on Instagram. She lives in Brighton, UK, with her husband Mark. Read more

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Dwelling: Simple Ways to Nourish Your Home, Body, and Soul

Pdf Home Dwelling: Simple Ways to Nourish Your Home, Body, and Soul

Pdf:Dwelling: Simple Ways to Nourish Your Home, Body, and Soul.Review “We all want to feel that our home is our haven, but, in between the messes and everyday life, it can be hard to get to that point. In Dwelling, Melissa Michaels shares how to create a haven in your home, body, and spirit in a way that is both doable and uplifting, with words of encouragement and the sure knowledge of having experienced this difficulty firsthand. You won’t be able to put the book down because the steps and processes are ones you’ll want to implement as you’re reading it!” —Becky Rapinchuk, Clean Mama blog Read more About the Author Melissa Michaels is the creator of The Inspired Room, voted the 2015 and 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Readers’ Favorite Decorating Blog. With creative, simple ideas for decorating and organizing the home, she inspires more than half a million women each month. Melissa is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Love the Home You Have, Make Room for What You Love, and The Inspired Room coffee table book. She and her husband live in Washington, where they planted a church in 2009. Read more

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Easy Drawing Book for Kids: Simple and Easy Way to Draw Dogs, Cats, Horses, Elephants, Giraffes, Monkeys, Birds, Fish and More

Pdf Home Easy Drawing Book  for Kids: Simple and Easy Way to Draw Dogs, Cats, Horses, Elephants, Giraffes, Monkeys, Birds, Fish and More

Pdf:Easy Drawing Book for Kids: Simple and Easy Way to Draw Dogs, Cats, Horses, Elephants, Giraffes, Monkeys, Birds, Fish and More.Do you want to start your drawing lesson today? New Drawing Book for Kids delivers quick & simple steps to draw easily. This drawing book will show you and your kids how to draw animals, birds and more ★★★This book is perfect for Kids, Teens, Students, Teachers, Parents, and Adults ★★★This book will help you how to draw 60+ animals one steps at a time including cats, elephants, dogs, bees, insect, kangaroos and many more. Each diagram shows you how to draw the object steps by step. Simply follow along drawing in the space provided. When you’re finished, you can add your own color it! Get this book and START DRAWING TODAY!

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DIY Natural Hot & Cold Process Soap Crafting: Ultimate Guide to Making & Selling Colorful Natural Soaps - Recipes Included

Pdf Home DIY Natural Hot & Cold Process Soap Crafting: Ultimate Guide to Making & Selling Colorful Natural Soaps - Recipes Included

Pdf:DIY Natural Hot & Cold Process Soap Crafting: Ultimate Guide to Making & Selling Colorful Natural Soaps - Recipes Included.DIY Natural Hot & Cold Process Soap CraftingUltimate Guide to Making & Selling Colorful Natural Soaps(Recipes Included)Dioxane, Sulfate, Diethanolamine are some of the ingredients in commercial soap that I never questioned until I began making soap at home. That’s when my curiosity got the best of me.After finding just these three, I wanted to call a truce to look for dangerous additives in what I used (and worse yet, my children used) to clean.That’s when I thought I found the fourth one. Fragrance! How in the world could something that sounds as harmless as fragrance possibly damage your skin? How wrong I was. The definition of fragrance was a far cry in meaning than the one on the soap label.I began making soap because it was a fun hobby I could share with my children. I continued because it morphed into a successful small business. But I’m now compelled to continue knowing that I’m contributing to the health of my family.I wanted to arrange the chapters in a logical order. So you are not confused as I was when I first started.This book is divided into Two Parts. In the first part, it is all about how to master the art of soap making using the Hot Process Method. In the second Part, I show how you can master the soap crafting using the Cold Process Method. At the end of each part, I give you a few recipes to try out your newly acquired skill, but no worries, these recipes are designed to guide you through each and every step from start to finish.And lastly, in chapter 16, it is all about how to start, run and grow your soap business right from home.After reading the book, you will become a master on how to make homemade soap using both Hot & Cold Process methods. You will also learn about all soap making supplies, my favorite soap making recipes and most importantly you will know the difference between store bought commercial soap vs. all natural and organic soap made right at home. If you have any question, I have added my personal email address at the end of the book, so you can contact me.

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Simple Living Right Now: Ending LIfe's Chaos and Reclaiming Joy

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Pdf:Simple Living Right Now: Ending LIfe's Chaos and Reclaiming Joy.Simple Living Right Now is the ‘tidying up’ book for those of us who don’t have time to pull out everything we own and examine it. Why? Because this is real life and that idea gives most of us anxiety.In this hilariously entertaining and down-to-earth, practical guide, Brynn Burger does more than walk you through each room in your home; she also helps you to consider other toxic areas of life that may be causing you chaos. In each chapter, she gives you ‘The Rule of Five’ to ensure you can easily:Identify where your chaos livesChoose to keep the things that bring happinessGet rid of what causes life’s crazy, andOrganize what is leftAfter living in what she thought was her dream farmhouse, but secretly feeling out of control, Brynn and her family decided to make a change. Having now lived tiny with her family of four for nearly two years, she talks with raw vulnerability about how simple living has given her her life back. Brynn is able to capture the candor of extreme parenting and teach you how simple living can:Benefit mental health and anxietyDecrease behavior disorder meltdowns in childrenIncrease intentional time as a family, andHelp you regain your sanity when life feels out of controlBy the time you finish reading, you will know how you got all of this ‘stuff’, how to find it a new home (not yours), and how to get started living a simplified life where you have room to choose joy again.

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Minimalist Home: How to Declutter, Simplify Your Life for Better Calm and Focus

Pdf Home Minimalist Home: How to Declutter, Simplify Your Life for Better Calm and Focus

Pdf:Minimalist Home: How to Declutter, Simplify Your Life for Better Calm and Focus.“How to Declutter, Simplify Your Life for Better Calm and Focus”Would you like to learn how to get rid of things that are inessential to your life and that are just weighing you down?This book containsConcept of minimalism and the benefitsDeclutter Your Mind, House, Workplace, Relationship, and LifeLive with less stress and more focusLearn skills and tools to get rid of the inessentialHave more time for the essentialKnow what is essential in your lifeBenefits of Having an Organized Home and LifeCreating a Minimalist MindsetTips and Tricks to a Minimalist HomeThis book will help you in understanding the concept of minimalism and the ways in which it can affect your life. This book will also familiarize you with the basic principles of minimalism and the value it brings to your life and getting rid of clutter or unnecessary stuff in your life in order to make yourself more productive and more fulfilled. It discusses what minimalism is and what you have to do to become a minimalistic individual. It tells you about the benefits of this practice, so you can be motivated to modify your lifestyle and only live with the things you need.Ask yourself these questions:Do you feel that you are struggling to cope with everyday tasks at home, work, business and with family?Are you finding it hard to manage your time or your busy schedule?Do you have dreams and personal projects that have been pending for a long time because you are too busy with too many things in your life?Do you feel stressed and exhausted keeping up with a fast-paced hectic lifestyle?Through this book, you will learn that such thoughts and behaviors are not necessarily helpful. If you want to live a peaceful and stress-free life, you should get rid of the things or thoughts that weigh you down. You should try being minimalistic so you can have more space for better things and opportunities. This book tells you how you can have a minimalist home and workspace so you can get started with being a minimalist.Minimalism is simply not only about a way to declutter your homes but it is also a way to simplify your life.Order now and add meaning to your life and shed away the unnecessary!

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Declutter Your Mind: Proven Strategies and Steps on How to Declutter Your Mind, Home and Life

Pdf Home Declutter Your Mind: Proven Strategies and Steps on How to Declutter Your Mind, Home and Life

Pdf:Declutter Your Mind: Proven Strategies and Steps on How to Declutter Your Mind, Home and Life.Learn to live a happy life that is free from all forms of clutter! Do you want to learn to live life to the fullest without any worries? Do you want a break from your overwhelming lifestyle? Do you want to learn about minimalism? Do you want to concentrate only on the things that matter to you? If yes, then this is the perfect audiobook for you. Minimalism is the art of learning to let go of all the unimportant things in life so that you can concentrate on the things that do matter. Minimalism is a lifestyle that will help enhance your productivity and make you live a fulfilling life. It is a simple concept that suggests "less is more." You can be truly happy when you get rid of all the excess from your life. In this audiobook, you will learn about:The meaning of minimalism The benefits of minimalism How to live a minimalist life Tips to incorporate minimalism into your daily life Commit yourself to things that make you happy About decluttering, and much more!

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The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals

Pdf Home The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals

Pdf:The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals.There's decorating, and then there's organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home.Believe this: Every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash of summer and winter clothes in the closet? Yep. Even the dreaded junk drawer? Consider it done. And the best news: It's not hard to do - in fact, it's a lot of fun. From the home organizers who made their orderly eye candy the method that everyone swears by comes Joanna and Clea's signature approach to decluttering. The Home Edit walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!), and maintaining the system, so you don't need another do-over in six months. When you're done, you'll not only know exactly where to find things, but you'll also love the way it looks.A masterclass and look book in one, The Home Edit is filled with detailed tips, from placing plastic dishware in a drawer where little hands can reach to categorizing pantry items by color (there's nothing like a little ROYGBIV to soothe the soul). Above all, it's like having your best friends at your side to help you turn the chaos into calm.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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101 Ways to Go Zero Waste

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Pdf:101 Ways to Go Zero Waste.About the Author Kathryn Kellogg is a recognized spokesperson for the zero-waste movement who blogs at goingzerowaste.com. She has been featured by National Geographic, Guardian, CNN, Refinery 29, Bustle, and other outlets. She lives with her husband, Justin, and her dog, Nala, in the Bay Area. Read more

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3x Speed Reading. Quick Reading, Memory and Memorizing Techniques, Learning to Triple Your Speed.

Pdf Home 3x Speed Reading. Quick Reading, Memory and Memorizing Techniques, Learning to Triple Your Speed.

Pdf:3x Speed Reading. Quick Reading, Memory and Memorizing Techniques, Learning to Triple Your Speed.."The Speed Reading Amazon Bestseller" ★★★★★"The best speed reading book in Italy" ★★★★★PRACTICAL EXERCISES AND TECHNIQUES TO DEVELOP LEARNING AND MEMORYTriple your reading speed with an innovative rapid learning method.Because the classic fast reading techniques are overtaken by the latest techniques and the 3x fast reading method.Because the school taught you that learning = pain, and how to use the 3x fast read method to create the new association learning = pleasure.THE "FAST READING 3X" METHOD: EXERCISE TO READ QUICKLYBecause the fast reading system based on fixity points is boring, difficult to learn, it requires a lot of practice, and today it is completely outdated.The trap of inner dialogue: how to use it, without eliminating it, to improve comprehension and memorization.The 5 phases of the 3x fast reading method to triple your reading speed.THE 2 FUNDAMENTAL INSTRUMENTS OF LEARNING: MENTAL MAPS AND PREVIEWMind maps: a very effective tool that exploits both hemispheres of the brain.How to take advantage of the maps in the creativity and storage of information and in photographic memory.How to use maps in 3x fast reading and how to use them to create patterns before reading.FAST ULTRA QUICK READING TECHNIQUESRead 1 page / second: how and why 3x fast reading works better than classic techniques.The biggest trick of children to read quickly that the school teaches us not to use.The secrets of horizontal reading and how to adapt the inner dialogue to your speed.The secrets of vertical reading to increase your reading speed tenfold with little training.INSTRUMENTS FOR REVIEW, STUDY AND MEMORYHow to memorize long-term without any effort.Because repetition is a bad memory technique and how to make the most of your brain.How to study half of your friends and get better results in all subjects.SECRETS OF STORAGE AND OPERATING PRINCIPLESTHE ONLY principle on which all memory techniques are based.Eliminate incorrect habits that slow down comprehension and memorization.Memory techniques for Fast Reading 3x: which ones are, how to use them to improve your learning.ADVANCED MEMORY AND STORAGE TECHNIQUESHow to integrate Mind maps and memory techniques to speed up the memorization and understanding of a text.How to create an indelible mental archive to store thousands of text information.Store numbers, names and strange words in the 3x Fast Reading method.APPENDIX: FREE SOFTWARE FOR MENTAL MAPS AND SECRETS OF USEBenefits of using Mind Maps software.Illustrated guide for creating your first map and various techniques put to work.How to format your map, use colors and insert images and illustrations.

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Family Handyman Make It Last: 750 Tips to Get the Most Out of Everything in Your House

Pdf Home Family Handyman Make It Last: 750 Tips to Get the Most Out of Everything in Your House

Pdf:Family Handyman Make It Last: 750 Tips to Get the Most Out of Everything in Your House.About the Author BRAND RECOGNITION: Since 1951, The Family Handyman has been the leading brand for home care and improvement information. The Family Handyman magazine reaches 4 million readers 8 times per year. Books, ebooks, SIPs, apps and familyhandyman.com reach millions more. Read more

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Simple Organized Solutions for the Homeowner Challenged: Answers to your questions and simple tracking tools for upkeep and maintenance of your home

Pdf Home Simple Organized Solutions for the Homeowner Challenged: Answers to your questions and simple tracking tools for upkeep and maintenance of your home

Pdf:Simple Organized Solutions for the Homeowner Challenged: Answers to your questions and simple tracking tools for upkeep and maintenance of your home.Many years ago, a water pipe burst in author, Susan Benizio's basement, causing a major flood. She had no clue how to shut off the water main, and spent unnecessary frantic moments closing every valve she could find. Her flood emergency and the damage that it caused inspired her to create a resource for other homeowners. Simple Organized Solutions for the Homeowner Challenged outlines simple home maintenance procedures and demystifies systems like heating, water, and electrical. It contains simple tools: visible tags to identify shut-offs in an emergency, maintenance checklists for each system, and trackers for recording dates when filters were changed. Don't be homeowner challenged, get S.O.S.!

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Contractor's Log Book: Track Bid$ and Estimate$ - Plus a lot more [Lightbulb Design]

Pdf Home Contractor's Log Book: Track Bid$ and Estimate$ - Plus a lot more [Lightbulb Design]

Pdf:Contractor's Log Book: Track Bid$ and Estimate$ - Plus a lot more [Lightbulb Design].Organization and communication are key factors to any successful business. This log book includes 50 detailed, fill-in-the-blank pages to provide an easy method for contractors to gather essential customer information, organize bids and estimates, keep track of dates and follow-up actions, price quoted, mileage, project results, as well as how or where customers found you. Opposite each customer page is a blank page with a dot grid layout for sketching, writing down measurements and additional notes. An index in the back makes it easy to find a particular customer’s page and information. 103 pages | 8.5 x 11 inches | Glossy paperback cover with white interior pagesMake sure to check out my other books on Amazon.

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How To Clean Your House

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Pdf:How To Clean Your House.Packed with simple tips and tricks, this is everything you need to know about household cleaning. Is your busy life conquering your home? Do you find the household chores getting on top of you?Lynsey Queen of Clean, Instagrammer, businesswoman and busy mum of three, has done all of the work so you don't have to. Featuring her make-at-home cleaning products, easy step-by-step guides and all her recommendations for toxic-free and eco-friendly products, this book is the ultimate guide to keeping on top of your house, and having fun while you do it.Lynsey shares her daily and seasonal routines, motivating and encouraging you along the way with so that you are left with the will, and the skill, to take on even the most seemingly insurmountable tasks and end up with a clean, calm and happy home.

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My Recipe Book: Blank Recipe Cook Book To Write In ~ Your Favorite Recipes Journal ~ Large

Pdf Home My Recipe Book: Blank Recipe Cook Book To Write In ~ Your Favorite Recipes Journal ~ Large

Pdf:My Recipe Book: Blank Recipe Cook Book To Write In ~ Your Favorite Recipes Journal ~ Large.Create Your Own Recipe Book With This Beautiful Blank Recipe JournalThis Blank Recipe Book ~ Notebook is perfect for creating new recipes or remembering old ones. Keep all your recipes in one handy and organized book. Put all your favorite family and friends recipes in your very own cookbook. There is plenty of room inside for writing notes, instructions, ingredients, cook time, prep time and more.Makes a beautiful gift for loved ones, mothers, grandparents, friends, cooks, chefs, or anyone that loves cooking.The pages are ready to be filled!Size: 8 x 10 100 lined pageshigh-quality matte coverunique interior pageshigh-quality smooth white paper

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AMAZON ECHO DOT USER GUIDE FOR NEWCOMERS: Echo Dot help manual: guide to Echo Dot troubleshooting, tricks, and using Alexa

Pdf Home AMAZON ECHO DOT USER GUIDE FOR NEWCOMERS: Echo Dot help manual: guide to Echo Dot troubleshooting, tricks, and using Alexa

Pdf:AMAZON ECHO DOT USER GUIDE FOR NEWCOMERS: Echo Dot help manual: guide to Echo Dot troubleshooting, tricks, and using Alexa.Stephen Rock hits the market with yet another thoroughly explained guide. This is the all-in-one guide for new owners of the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd and 3rd generation) . With several updated Echo Dot master tips, you can be sure to become a pro in less than one hour. This is the guide you've been waiting for. You dare not miss it. *When you buy a paperback of this book, you’ll get the eBook version for free As a hint, some of the things to learn include:•Getting started with your Echo Dot•Setting up and managing your Echo Dot•Using Echo Dot with different kinds of skills•Shopping on Amazon with Echo Dot•Connecting smart home devices with Echo Dot•Exploring pre-tested commands and easter eggs•Troubleshooting your Amazon Echo Dot•Echo Dot tips and tricks •Alexa commandsLots more . . .!!!What are you waiting for? Join the queue of people reading this book and sending copies as gifts also.

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The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

Pdf Home The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

Pdf:The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products.A Beautiful and Modern Handbook for Keeping Home the Natural WayHome is a haven, a place of refuge. But did you know it might be making you sick? If your home is cluttered, overwhelming, and full of chemicals, it’s time to detox. The Organic Country Home helps you declutter and clean with natural, homemade products that are healthy for you and your family. You’ll find information on why you should start going organic now and the best organic cleaning products and supplies, where to find them, and how to make them. Start with the basics and work your way into every corner of your home . . . from tile grout to shower mold, how to clean lampshades to how to clean water bottles. There are recipes for cleaning nearly every surface in your home from the carpet to stuffed animals. If you have questions about keeping an organic home, The Organic Country Home has answers. You’ll also learn storage and organization secrets to keep your home clutter-free, how to manage your time and budget, and why some old-fashioned remedies are still the modern organic ways to keep home. Not only will you find your home cleaner and fresher than ever, it will be inviting, welcoming, and an altogether modern organic home. Now is the time to get started.

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Flannel John's Self-Sufficiency Book: Do-It-Yourself Products To Save Time and Money

Pdf Home Flannel John's Self-Sufficiency Book: Do-It-Yourself Products To Save Time and Money

Pdf:Flannel John's Self-Sufficiency Book: Do-It-Yourself Products To Save Time and Money.Why spend $5, $10 even $20 on household items when you can make them yourself for pennies on the dollar? From cleaning products and basic food stuffs to pet food and treats this book is a small investment to save big bucks. This book works for college students, off-grid dwellers, city folk, country folk, suburbanites, farmers, ranchers and do-it-yourselfers!

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The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

Pdf Home The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

Pdf:The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products.About the Author Natalie Wise is a Dartmouth-educated poet, author, and modern lifestyle philosopher. Keeping a happy and healthy home is part of her “Happy, Pretty, Messy” life philosophy. She is all about pink lipstick, big sunglasses, her trademark #caffeinecrazy when she drinks coffee, and creating happy things for happy people. She is the author of Happy Pretty Messy and Gifts in Jars. She lives in upstate New York. Read more

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How To Clean Your House: Easy tips and tricks to keep your home and yourself clean and happy

Pdf Home How To Clean Your House: Easy tips and tricks to keep your home and yourself clean and happy

Pdf:How To Clean Your House: Easy tips and tricks to keep your home and yourself clean and happy.Packed with simple tips and tricks, this is everything you need to know about household cleaning.Is your busy life conquering your home? Do you find the household chores getting on top of you?Lynsey Queen of Clean, Instagrammer, businesswoman and busy mum of three, has done all of the work so you don’t have to. Featuring her make-at-home cleaning products, easy step-by-step guides and all her recommendations for toxic-free and eco-friendly products, this book is the ultimate guide to keeping on top of your house, and having fun while you do it.Lynsey shares her daily and seasonal routines, motivating and encouraging you along the way with so that you are left with the will, and the skill, to take on even the most seemingly insurmountable tasks and end up with a clean, calm and happy home.

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The Floating Empire composting toilet book: Building your own DIY Composting Toilet with urine diverter from simple materials.

Pdf Home The Floating Empire composting toilet book: Building your own DIY Composting Toilet with urine diverter from simple materials.

Pdf:The Floating Empire composting toilet book: Building your own DIY Composting Toilet with urine diverter from simple materials..From the annals of the DIY experimental live-aboard electric shantyboats" The Floating Empire" and "Tesla's Revenge", this pamphlet shows you how to create and operate your own composting toilet systems from common, often repurposed materials using everyday tools.

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Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Pdf Home Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Pdf:Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures.Review “Agrawal is a rarity: a female structural engineer in an adamantly male profession. A self-proclaimed 'geek,' she shares her discoveries far above and below ground.” ―New York Times Book Review“Conveys insight into the built environment in an unusually accessible style-the kind of insight that will help lay readers look differently at the world around them.” ―Wall Street Journal“A delightful introduction to the science of engineering and those key in its development.” ―Kirkus Reviews“Built is a welcome addition to the library of accessible reads on engineering. It is globally inclusive, provides personal insight into the life and achievements of a broadly accomplished female structural engineer, and teaches key engineering concepts in an approachable and engaging way.” ―Science Magazine“Interweaving science, history, illustrations, and personal stories, Built offers a simply fascinating and impressively informative history of architecture, a subject that makes up the foundation of our everyday lives.” ―Midwest Book Review“Makes engineering concepts easy to understand . . . [Agrawal] asks to reader to dream with her, look at the world before a problem is solved, then rejoice in the solution and all that it has meant to us as heirs of earlier genius. In short, she does the almost impossible; she makes engineering fun.” ―Manhattan Book Review“Agrawal will vividly inform, enthuse, and inspire readers.” ―Booklist“Structural engineer Agrawal introduces engineering to the masses in this enthusiastic, easy-to-read primer to her field of work.” ―Publishers Weekly“Roma makes the complex principles of structural engineering accessible to everyone with clear explanations and engaging illustrations. It has made me suddenly look at every building I pass by in a new way!” ―Ellen Stofan, former Chief Scientist at NASA“Built is a terrific book--a necessary reminder of the wonderful human ingenuity behind the world's greatest engineering projects, from Roman aqueducts to London's magnificent Shard, which stands on foundations designed by the author herself. Lively, informative and exciting, Built will inspire readers of every stripe.” ―Erica Wagner, author of CHIEF ENGINEER“Roma Agrawal's Built is a book about real engineering written by a real engineer who can really write.” ―Henry Petroski, author of THE ROAD NOT TAKEN: THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF AMERICA'S INFRASTRUCTURE“So many marvels of architecture involve feats of engineering that all too often go unsung. Roma Agrawal sets out to change that with Built, a passionate, often personal love letter to the science of structure that merges history, science, and storytelling. Whether exploring the ruins of Pompeii and the elegance of Bruneschelli's famous dome, plumbing the depths of sewers and tunnels, or gleaning insight into materials from baking a pineapple upside down cake, she takes the reader on a fantastic journey that will change the way you look at all the structures you take for granted.” ―Jennifer Ouellette, author of THE CALCULUS DIARIES and ME, MYSELF, AND WHY Read more About the Author Roma Agrawal is a structural engineer who builds BIG--bridges, sculptures, train stations, and skyscrapers, including The Shard, western Europe's tallest tower. A promoter of technical careers to young people, she has written articles, done TEDx talks, and presented documentaries about building our world. She was awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers' Young Structural Engineer of the Year Award and the Royal Academy of Engineering's prestigious Rooke Award. She lives in London. romatheengineer.com @RomaTheEngineer Read more

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Homeowner's Guide to Stress-Free Remodeling: Proven Strategies for a Successful Home Remodel from Start to Finish

Pdf Home Homeowner's Guide to Stress-Free Remodeling: Proven Strategies for a Successful Home Remodel from Start to Finish

Pdf:Homeowner's Guide to Stress-Free Remodeling: Proven Strategies for a Successful Home Remodel from Start to Finish.Smart, easy strategies to make your dream home a reality!Don't let your remodel turn into a nightmare! If you are new to remodeling or are planning another remodel, this is the only planning resource you will ever need.Emma Auriemma-McKay's Homeowner’s Guide to Stress-Free Remodeling is the go-to source for proven remodeling strategies from start to finish to save time, money, and headaches. You'll discover what to anticipate throughout your project, including hiring your team, choosing your materials, obtaining permits, and sticking to your budget, along with other important milestones. You’ll know what to anticipate through each phase of your project and be empowered to dive into your remodel equipped with the knowledge of a pro. Emma shares expert tips on how to:•Stop delaying the process and live in your dream home SOONER;•Get the most out of your investment while staying within your budget;•Check off everything on your wish list to create YOUR ideally-remodeled dream home;•Achieve a clear idea of your vision that matches your budget and timeline, without sacrificing the things you want most;•Gain the knowledge you need to select the most qualified team for your project;•Avoid the confusion, frustration, and surprises that sometimes come with remodeling •Know exactly what important milestones to keep track of and be aware of along the way. Done right, remodeling can be one of the best experiences of your life. However, it can also be a very emotional process, especially if you don't know what pitfalls to watch for. That's why Emma created Homeowner’s Guide to Stress-Free Remodeling. In this must-have book, she gives homeowners practical tips and tools to make their experience easier and more enjoyable, help them save as much time and money as possible, and end up with their dream home.

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Building Success in the Trades: Career advice for students, parents, educators and experienced tradespeople

Pdf Home Building Success in the Trades: Career advice for students, parents, educators and experienced tradespeople

Pdf:Building Success in the Trades: Career advice for students, parents, educators and experienced tradespeople.Skilled trade jobs are in demand and pay well. They cannot be outsourced and generally, student debt is minimal. For those who are mechanically inclined, a career in the trades can be very satisfying and rewarding.This Handbook offers condensed information, career tips, examples of successful tradesmen, and resources. It provides an orientation to what the trades require and the many options for growing as a professional, including college courses. The authors have decades of experience within the trade industry.Guidance counselors and parents can gain key information about what is often an over-looked career option. The examples of six successful tradesmen portray life-long careers vs. a job. For experienced tradesmen contemplating a career change, practical advice about resumes and interviewing will help them get prepared.The authors bring unique perspectives to the topic of working in the trades; each has 40 years of experience in their respective fields in the building industry and human resources. In addition to a Building Official license in Connecticut, Bill holds other trade licenses as well as a B.S. degree in Natural Resources. Georgian was born into a trades family, has taught business classes to plumbing contractors, written articles for trade magazines and has a M. S. degree in Organizational Behavior.

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Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet with Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--Plus More Stories of How You Can Too

Pdf Home Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet with Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--Plus More Stories of How You Can Too

Pdf:Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet with Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--Plus More Stories of How You Can Too.About the Author Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell is a journalist and author who has written a column on small space living for Parade.com. She’s also written on small space living for Mother Earth News and Realtor.com and has been interviewed extensively on her tiny house expertise. Her work has also appeared in Audubon Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo! News, MSN.com and NBC Digital’s pet channel. A member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the Society of American Travel Writers, and the Society of Environmental Journalists, a past national board member of the Society of Professional Journalists, and a past president of the Kansas City Press Club, Kerri’s other writing specialties includes animals and pets, business, travel, and the environment. She loves boating and fishing, hiking, and spending time with her husband of 30 years and their dogs. Kerri lives an intentional life with an eye toward sustainability in a 480-square-foot cabin in the Ozark Mountains with her husband and five “recycled” (rescue) mutts, which she documents on her blog, Living Large in Our Little House. Read more

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Old House Basics

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Pdf:Old House Basics.The quick-start guide for any homeowner of an old or historic home who wants to learn what to expect from living in a vintage house and how to handle the inevitable "quirks" you encounter.Simple and practical advice from bestselling Home Repair author and licensed General Contractor Scott Sidler Old House Basics is the starting point for anyone looking to buy or having just purchased their first old home.This simple 25 page booklet covers 20 important tips every homeowner needs to know and is a great primer to decide if owning an old house is for you and if you're ready to dive deeper into the topics covered in his full length books Living in the Past, Old Windows Made Easy, and Old Window In-Depth.

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Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life

Pdf Home Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life

Pdf:Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life.New York Times bestselling author and popular lifestyle blogger Erin Gates shares everything you need to know about designing a beautifully stylish—yet practical and functional—family home through candid advice, inspirational ideas, and lessons learned.Loved by her readers for her chic interior designs and frank and funny revelations about life behind the scenes of her picture-perfect blog, bestselling author and designer Erin Gates presents a new book about how to live stylishly amidst the chaos of daily family life. Throughout her career designing homes for families of all kinds all over the country, Erin has always maintained that living with children and pets does not mean that you have to forego nice things. This uniquely personal and practical guide will explain how to create a home that makes you proud and reflects your own style while also being durable, safe, and comfortable for children. It focuses on the spaces families share, those that are dedicated to the kids, and the oft-forgotten retreats for parents. Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous inspirational photographs with engaging and intimate personal essays about life lessons learned the hard way while struggling with infertility and becoming a mother, managing a business, overseeing her own home renovation, and finding time for her marriage. She’ll share how to store toys so that shared spaces don’t look like a kindergarten, the expensive-looking fabrics that will stand up to a marauding toddler with sticky hands, nursery looks that go beyond blue and pink, and furniture that does not have to be stored during the baby-proofing years. She also showcases the work of other designers she loves who surround parents, children, and their pets with comfort and beauty. Like a best friend who has a knack for style and a taste for fun, Erin opens her front door and invites you into her life and all of its beautiful imperfection.

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Contemporary Cottages

Pdf Home Contemporary Cottages

Pdf:Contemporary Cottages.About the Author Molly Hyde English has authored two previous books on the subject: Camps and Cottages (2000, Gibbs-Smith) and Vintage Cottages (2007, Gibbs-Smith). She owns Camps and Cottages, a leading source for curated home and lifestyle furnishings, has been covered by a number of national publications, and maintains a website and Instagram following. The store is located in Laguna Beach, California. Read more

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Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

Pdf Home Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

Pdf:Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students.Review 'The book serves as an effective reference on the design of lateral systems in buildings for experienced structural engineers and advanced students.' -- M. Roberts, Southern Utah University in Choice. Read more About the Author Dominick Pilla is an engineer and architect, in both private practice and as an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at The City College of New York, USA. Read more

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Cricut: Become the Master of Your Cricut Machine

Pdf Home Cricut: Become the Master of Your Cricut Machine

Pdf:Cricut: Become the Master of Your Cricut Machine.The Crісut machine is саuѕіng a revolution іn paper сrаftіng. It is easily роrtаblе аnd wоrkѕ without bеіng hооkеd to a соmрutеr, ѕо уоu juѕt рісk іt uр bу thе соnvеnіеnt саrrуіng hаndlе аnd gо. But don't lеt the соnvеnіеnсе fool you. Thіѕ machine is nо tоу. It is сараblе of creating аn еndlеѕѕ аѕѕоrtmеnt оf shapes, lеttеrѕ, аnd phrases - аnуthіng уоu can іmаgіnе. There are nо lіmіtѕ!This is what you will find in this audiobook:IntroductionCreate your own projects with cuttіng mасhіnеѕClarity of design space workCommon questions answeredCricut design studio - what you can and can't do with it!Conclusion

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Land Development Handbook, Fourth Edition

Pdf Home Land Development Handbook, Fourth Edition

Pdf:Land Development Handbook, Fourth Edition.About the Author Dewberry, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, is a fully integrated engineering and architecture firm operating in more than 50 locations throughout the United States. It consistently ranks among the top 45 design firms by Engineering News-Record, top 20 engineering/architecture firms by Building Design + Construction, and the top 5 engineering firms by the Washington Business Journal. Working in multiple federal, state and local, and commercial markets, Dewberry’s services include site/civil engineering and surveying; transportation, transit, and ports and intermodal design; water, wastewater, and water resources engineering; architectural and interior design; environmental, coastal engineering and resilience services; emergency management and mitigation; full-service geospatial mapping and analysis; and alternative project delivery inclusive of design-build, public-private partnerships, and turnkey construction. The firm enjoys a reputation for quality, deep subject-matter expertise, community engagement, and putting the client first. Read more

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Frame Carpentry

Pdf Home Frame Carpentry

Pdf:Frame Carpentry.About the Author All contributing authors are seasoned professionals whose articles have appeared in Fine Homebuilding magazine. Since 1981 Fine Homebuilding has been providing information and inspiration to everyone who cares about quality home improvement and construction. the magazine is the best source of home improvement information and helps readers build projects better, faster, and more efficiently. Read more

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